Posts: 43
Registered: ‎03-21-2012

Re: Capital One Credit Steps Program

Yeah, I guess my point was that you only get that one increase and their customer service sucks. I do not know how they offer credit in a crunch. I would like an example of that? How would you even escalate an inquiry? Do they just transfer the call from India to Budapest?  None of the people I ever talked with over the phone could speak english very well either, it was easier to understand Dick Clark as an emcee at his last televised New Years show. 

New Contributor
Posts: 114
Registered: ‎11-28-2012

Re: Capital One Credit Steps Program

I spoke with a CSR over the weekend about this program, and she confirmed its 1 increase. I have a card that started at 500, and at the 7th statement will go to 750. I just PIF and likely wont use it for a while. My plan would be to look to convert that card to their cash rewards after 1 year

EQ FICO 652 TU 655 EX 657
No new inq after July 2014 (mortgage countdown)
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 271
Registered: ‎12-10-2012

Re: Capital One Credit Steps Program

Not sure if I'm enrolled in the program or not.  I have a Capitolone Platinum that had a 1k credit limit initially then was increased to 1.5k after six months.

NFCU Sig Cash-20k, Amex BCP-8k, Amex Costco-1.2k,CSP-8k, Freedom-5k, Discover IT-11k,NCSECU-5k,Walmart-10k,Lowes-8.5k
Valued Contributor
Posts: 1,377
Registered: ‎03-15-2012

Re: Capital One Credit Steps Program

Sign onto your cap one account, then go into statements/documents. If you are, you'll see a nice little letter, that corresponds with the date of issuance.

Valued Contributor
Posts: 1,390
Registered: ‎09-16-2011

Re: Capital One Credit Steps Program

ITs one step these days, If CapOne adopted the CLI every 6 months of perfect behaviour policy they would improve everyones oppinion of them by 10,000%. Even if the CLI was only 10 or 20% it would be awesome might even decide to keep my capone rewards card and its $39 a year AF, but currrently  the card feeds the shredder in MAY when the AF is due unless they waive the AF.  Perhaps even if they do waive the fee. 

Wallet: FNBO DISC 11.9k Oregon Duck 5k, Chase CSP 10k, Freedom 3.3k & AMTRAK 4.6k & Slate 3.3k , AMEX BCP 15k & AMEX Hilton Surpass 7.5k & AMEX Zync NPSL, Walmart 4.5k
Sockdrawer: Paypal Extras MC 6k, CapOne 2k, CapOne 750, Amazon 3.9k, Sams Club Discover 10k, Citi HHonors Gold 6k, Discover IT 6.5k and a nice stack of store cards.
Last APP 12/21//2013 no plans for new credit I think I have enough.

myFICO is the consumer division of FICO. Since its introduction 20 years ago, the FICO® Score has become a global standard for measuring credit risk in the banking, mortgage, credit card, auto and retail industries. 90 of the top 100 largest U.S. financial institutions use the FICO Score to make consumer credit decisions.

>> About myFICO
FICO Score - The Score that matters
Click to Verify - This site chose VeriSign SSL for secure e-commerce and confidential communications.
Fair Isaac Corporation is a BBB Accredited Financial Service in San Rafael, CA
FOLLOW US Social Media Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+