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Dad got a Capital One CLI

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Dad got a Capital One CLI

So my dad got the Capital One cash rewards (that green card) about 3 or 4 months ago and his starting limit was $2000. He just got an auto CLI of $500 in his last statement.

 

This makes me angry considering I have had my capital one since 2005 and have never had a late payment on it but it's stuck at $500! Oh well, it has no annual fee and 10.9% APR so I'll leave it sock drawered. 

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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

IIRC, their $300 / $500 starter cards never go above $500. You have to, again IIRC, close the card and apply for a new one. I don't have a card from them, so I could be wrong about that, but I seem to recall having heard that more than once on here.

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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

It is my oldest card so I don't think i'm going to shut it down anytime soon. I have heard that too. It started at $200 (I was 18 when I got it) and went up to 500 after a couple of months and has been stuck there since.

EQ - 701 FICO - ScoreWatch (8/2016) | TU - 754 FICO - Fico 8 (8/2016) | EX - 710 Fico - Fico 8 (8/2016)
Amazon Store Card - $10,000 | Amex BCE - $2k | Barclaycard Ring - $2.5k | Capital One Platinum - $7,500 | Capital One Venture - $10,000 | Capital One VentureOne - $7500 | Chase Freedom - $3.5k | Citi Diamond Preferred - $1500 | Discover It - $4200 | Ebates Visa - $25,000 | Macy's - $1700 | Lowes - $12,000 | Walmart MasterCard - $15,000
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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

same here.  But mine is stuck at 750.  I tried to get a CLI, but was denied and told I'd get an explanation in the mail.  called  cs and they told me they didn't know why either,  No wonder they call it crap!....lolSmiley Very Happy

 

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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

what is IIRC? 

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lender pulled 11/3/12 EQ 661 TU 650 EX598
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B/K discharged 2/2006......closed 8/2012

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Regular Contributor

Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

IIRC = if I recall correct
EQ - 701 FICO - ScoreWatch (8/2016) | TU - 754 FICO - Fico 8 (8/2016) | EX - 710 Fico - Fico 8 (8/2016)
Amazon Store Card - $10,000 | Amex BCE - $2k | Barclaycard Ring - $2.5k | Capital One Platinum - $7,500 | Capital One Venture - $10,000 | Capital One VentureOne - $7500 | Chase Freedom - $3.5k | Citi Diamond Preferred - $1500 | Discover It - $4200 | Ebates Visa - $25,000 | Macy's - $1700 | Lowes - $12,000 | Walmart MasterCard - $15,000
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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

That is a credit steps CLI. He most likely had the card 6 months. All of their subprime cards get an auto CLI after 6 months if you make all of your payments on time.
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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

Yes, credit steps with the new card.  Having the card a while - not likely for sudden CLI.  Possible...but not likely at all.

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Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI


clocktick wrote:

Yes, credit steps with the new card.  Having the card a while - not likely for sudden CLI.  Possible...but not likely at all.


I agree, very very rere indeed.

 




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Regular Contributor

Re: Dad got a Capital One CLI

Do you think Crapital One will ever lift this whole never give a CLI policy? I mean it has to change. They're losing customers because of it! They have to see it.

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