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Re: Credit cards you just can't seem to "crack"

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Never had that problem! Smiley LOL 

 

        JK,  Up until maybe 3 years ago it was all of them! Smiley Sad

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Citi. Was barclays but i got one

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Discover iT, the student version.  Go figure.

AE CC: $1,050 | AEO Visa: $1,890 | Cap1 QS: $2,100 | Chase Freedom: $1,000 | Citi Forward: $1,500 | Citi Double Cash: $1,000 | Discover iT: $500 | GameStop: $1,650 | Overstock: $1,700 | PayPal Smart Connect: $1,500 | Walmart $2,200

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For me its Discover and AMEX.. Got at least one from every other company.. I understand AMEX.. but discover pffffft... I aint even gonna ever try again for them. Waiting on 1 last app in 5 yrs.. AMEX. well 4 thas when report will be completely clean, maybe 2 thats when only 1 baddie will be on haha.. yeh 5..

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Amex bcp for me. 2 tries so far both declined lol
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NJTurnpike wrote:

First Premier Bank. I keep asking them to remove the monthly and annual fees, reduce my apr to under 10%, add 2% cash back with 5% rotating categories quarterly and they keep denying me!

 

I shall not give up!


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enharu wrote:
Amex bcp for me. 2 tries so far both declined lol

Wow, with your scores and your limits I can't believe they turned you down!!  That makes me totally wigged to try app-ing and I was planning on trying in a few days.  What reason did they give?



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Don't use me as a benchmark lol. I went app crazy and got most of my cards after Amex turned me down. Prior to applying for Amex I only had Wells Fargo, chase amazon, Bloomingdales and Macy's.
the reason I got turned down was too many recent inquiries (5) due to an auto loan that was opened 1 month prior. Loan balances reported were too high too because its a brand new auto loan reporting :/
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For me i thought Chase wasnt going to like me at all. Applied back in August of 2012 and got denied 2 times (one on recon). Was so afraid to apply again considering how i read they are INQ sensitive and dont like collections/chargeoffs on reports (no matter how old they are). I gave it a shot and got instantly approved for a signature card a copule of days ago. As of last year i got denied Chase, AMEX, and Citi all in one day and now i am in with all 3...lol. Thanks to this forum of course!

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Yeh i got lucky with chase, yet forgot to mention.. I caannot get in with my own bank either... Wells Fargo HATES me... I always have thousands in my account, go through thousands a month... but yet will not approve me for a CC... I use to be with Wachovia and wells fargo bought them out.. so only with them for about 2 yrs maybe 3..but still a loyal customer, they have access to my money before i do with direct deposit.. so friggin fed up with that..alls i got was well you can apply for a secured im like pffft yeh you can go to hellO

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