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Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.


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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

Will do!Smiley Embarassed


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Message 22 of 32
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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

I just read some posts where Discover let the account holders transfer some of their personal card credit line to setup a new business account card.

 

Does anyone know if Chase will let me do this?  When I tried reconning they said they would let transfer some of my credit line on my Slate card to my new Freedom card.

 

I'm wondering if they'll let me do from a personal to a business line like how Discover seems to let account holders transfer.....???

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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

There's a CU like that near me, so I just won't app for credit there. Super conservative. Most CUs aren't like that, fortunately. You're in good shape with your Chase. But if you still want a CU card, you could look around at other CUs in your area. I called several before deciding on the one I apped with (and was approved). Smiley Happy

 

 

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Message 24 of 32
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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

Thank you so much for the advice/info!

 

I just applied online for the PSECU checking/savings account and was instantly accepted!   Whoo Hoo!

 

I would like to apply for the CC/PSOL combo now but I think I'm going to try and show some activity first, a couple direct paycheck deposits, debit card usage, etc.

 

Does anyone else think waiting a little while would help my chances?

 

Thanks again!!!!!!

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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.


timkrof wrote:

Thank you so much for the advice/info!

 

I just applied online for the PSECU checking/savings account and was instantly accepted!   Whoo Hoo!

 

I would like to apply for the CC/PSOL combo now but I think I'm going to try and show some activity first, a couple direct paycheck deposits, debit card usage, etc.

 

Does anyone else think waiting a little while would help my chances?

 

Thanks again!!!!!!


Before I applied, they told me it really didn't make a lot of difference.  Their decision will be based on your credit profile.  You may call and ask them though as well.  That is just what they told me.  We seem somewhat similar.  I was approved by Chase Freedom as well, and also got an auto loan from PSECU for 2.49% as well as their Visa/PSL combo for $1k

Gardening with: PSECU Combo $1k, Chase Freedom $3.5k, Discover It $1.7k, Amex Costco True Earnings $2k, Capital One Platinum $500, Best Buy Store Card $2.7k

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Message 26 of 32
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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

Thanks!  That is a sweet auto loan apr!

 

Do you remember how many inquiries or new accounts you had at the time when applying for the combo?

 

Thanks!

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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.


timkrof wrote:

Thanks!  That is a sweet auto loan apr!

 

Do you remember how many inquiries or new accounts you had at the time when applying for the combo?

 

Thanks!


Yes it was awesome.  The great thing about PSECU is that they have a standard auto loan.  Everyone gets the same rate if they qualify.  Most places raise the rate based on how well you qualified.

 

As for inquiries, I lucked here.  Here is how it happened to me, but keep in mind YMMV.

 

My wife and I both opened an S1 savings account, got an inquiry for that.  I asked them about inquiries and they said that opening the account, applying for the car loan, and applying for the combo would each be a separate inquiry.  I didn't think my wife would qualify with me for the loan, but they said they could use the same inquiry for me to apply with and without here.  As it turned out, after we were rejected, the next person told me it would be a separate inquiry.  So all told, it should have been 4.

 

However, I only got 1 out of the whole thing.  I recently got my report direct from Experian and did notice some soft inquiries from them, so I think after the first savings account approval, the rest were soft inquiries.  Not sure if I just got lucky or if this is standard or what happened, but long story short, I got 1 inquiry for starting my account, auto loan, and combo.

Gardening with: PSECU Combo $1k, Chase Freedom $3.5k, Discover It $1.7k, Amex Costco True Earnings $2k, Capital One Platinum $500, Best Buy Store Card $2.7k

Starting Score: FICO: 587 EX, 594 EQ, 632 TU, 2/15/12; USAA FAKO: 525 EX, 541 EQ, 525 TU, 2/15/12
Current Score: FICO: 678 EX, 629 EQ, 658 TU, 3/27/12; USAA FAKO: 721 EX, 721 EQ, 576 TU, 3/9/12
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Message 28 of 32
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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.

Wow!  That is awesome!

 

I'm just worried about them giving me the "too many inquiries" or "too many new accounts" denial reasons.

 

I have 6 hard inquiries and 3 new accounts in the past 12 months:

 

HP's:

2 from Chase for the Freedom card

1 from current CU, soon to be ex-CU (Clearview Federal Credit Union) 

2 for mortgage preapprovals

1 from old collection agency that doesn't even report to any of my reports

 

New Accounts:

1 new Sony GE card

1 new secured loan with soon to be old CU

1 Chase Freedom 4K CL

 

Message 29 of 32
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Re: Chase Freedom - Approved!!!! Clearview Federal Credit Union - Denied.


timkrof wrote:

Wow!  That is awesome!

 

I'm just worried about them giving me the "too many inquiries" or "too many new accounts" denial reasons.

 

I have 6 hard inquiries and 3 new accounts in the past 12 months:

 

HP's:

2 from Chase for the Freedom card

1 from current CU, soon to be ex-CU (Clearview Federal Credit Union) 

2 for mortgage preapprovals

1 from old collection agency that doesn't even report to any of my reports

 

New Accounts:

1 new Sony GE card

1 new secured loan with soon to be old CU

1 Chase Freedom 4K CL

 


The new accounts might be an issue.  I had more inquiries than you when I applied by a lot.  My newest account was about 7 months old though and I only had that one account.

Gardening with: PSECU Combo $1k, Chase Freedom $3.5k, Discover It $1.7k, Amex Costco True Earnings $2k, Capital One Platinum $500, Best Buy Store Card $2.7k

Starting Score: FICO: 587 EX, 594 EQ, 632 TU, 2/15/12; USAA FAKO: 525 EX, 541 EQ, 525 TU, 2/15/12
Current Score: FICO: 678 EX, 629 EQ, 658 TU, 3/27/12; USAA FAKO: 721 EX, 721 EQ, 576 TU, 3/9/12
Goal Score: 700 Across the Board and Amex Zync or Costco By The End Of 2012


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