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BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest
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Closed CareCredit!

Ill be closing Living Spaces once balance reports to 0. Less weight I have to deal with.

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SunriseEarth
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Ill be closing Living Spaces once balance reports to 0. Less weight I have to deal with.


Why?  Didn't you just open it and take two HPs for it?


Start: 619 (Wally, 9/2013) | Current: 669 (Wally, 9/2/14), 703 (EQ myFICO 8/13/14)
Care Credit $10200 | AMEX BCE $4500 | Cap 1 QS1 $4000 | AMEX Costco TE $3500 | Macy's Special Events $2900 | CU Visa $2500 | Sony Card $2500 | JCP $1900 | Walmart Store $1400 | Citi DC WMC $1200 | Macy's Revolving $1200 | Merrick $1200 | Amazon Store $1200 | Target $1000 | VS $850 | Gold Violin $850 ~~Gardening Since 8/28/14
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BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest
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Re: Closed CareCredit!

Yes but it is of no use since my dad now got smilegeneration with a $6k CL. Im cleaning things up before April.

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SunriseEarth
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Yes but it is of no use since my dad now got smilegeneration with a $6k CL. Im cleaning things up before April.


I probably would have just SD'ed it, if I were you.  But what's going on in April?


Start: 619 (Wally, 9/2013) | Current: 669 (Wally, 9/2/14), 703 (EQ myFICO 8/13/14)
Care Credit $10200 | AMEX BCE $4500 | Cap 1 QS1 $4000 | AMEX Costco TE $3500 | Macy's Special Events $2900 | CU Visa $2500 | Sony Card $2500 | JCP $1900 | Walmart Store $1400 | Citi DC WMC $1200 | Macy's Revolving $1200 | Merrick $1200 | Amazon Store $1200 | Target $1000 | VS $850 | Gold Violin $850 ~~Gardening Since 8/28/14
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BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest
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Re: Closed CareCredit!

Because by April all these apps, CLI, denial letters, approval letters with CCs, Accts reporting to CBs, should have finished and be ready to go on FULL garden mode.

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BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest
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Re: Closed CareCredit!

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.

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Creditaddict
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.


wooa... why are you removing yourself from the au accounts too? if you close carecredit and living spaces doesn't that just leave you the wells thats in your name?

I really wouldn't close those... you need 3 accounts to build and establish the best score and being that those are joint they will be better for you then the au accounts but if you remove yourself from the au accounts too you now don't have the 3 accounts to build the credit while you garden.

Fico Scores: EQ 673 DCU, TU 678 Wally, EX 669 Chase(08-31-14)
You will have to put up Electric Fence to keep me in the garden!
Highest Limit: Navy Federal Cash Sigi Visa $50k (AU)
Lowest Limit: Express $300
Over 45 Cards in between :smileytongue:
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Leadberry
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Re: Closed CareCredit!

Naturally people here are going to start flipping out when you mention closing accounts.  Kudos to you OP.  However, I would recommend leaving at least two accounts open.

   
   
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


Creditaddict wrote:

BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.


wooa... why are you removing yourself from the au accounts too? if you close carecredit and living spaces doesn't that just leave you the wells thats in your name?

I really wouldn't close those... you need 3 accounts to build and establish the best score and being that those are joint they will be better for you then the au accounts but if you remove yourself from the au accounts too you now don't have the 3 accounts to build the credit while you garden.


Nobody can say this for sure.  There is no magic number.  Variety > quantity.

   
   
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


Leadberry wrote:

Creditaddict wrote:

BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.


wooa... why are you removing yourself from the au accounts too? if you close carecredit and living spaces doesn't that just leave you the wells thats in your name?

I really wouldn't close those... you need 3 accounts to build and establish the best score and being that those are joint they will be better for you then the au accounts but if you remove yourself from the au accounts too you now don't have the 3 accounts to build the credit while you garden.


Nobody can say this for sure.  There is no magic number.  Variety > quantity.


Okay, at least for qualifying for a mortgage

Fico Scores: EQ 673 DCU, TU 678 Wally, EX 669 Chase(08-31-14)
You will have to put up Electric Fence to keep me in the garden!
Highest Limit: Navy Federal Cash Sigi Visa $50k (AU)
Lowest Limit: Express $300
Over 45 Cards in between :smileytongue:

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