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Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!

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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!

Join a credit union and apply for a credit card...or try your chances with something from Cap1 like the MTV Visa or the Journey. They are known to approve for cards like that that won't grow but it would be for general spending purposes plus no AF. We all have to start somewhere.

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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!


Sitori wrote:

My family lives in PA. I live in FL.  Would that work? lol.

 

I think DCU requires a min of $500. I would probably have to start lower than that for now and increase it later. I'm a full-time student and barely work



Yes it works btw, if a direct family member lives in PA and opens a PSECU account, btw I'm in Florida too, after you get one if you sponser me in I'll pay for your deposit LMAO 


total credit limits $108,400 Credit scores Ex 728 EQ 738 TU 758
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!


distantarray wrote:

Sitori wrote:

My family lives in PA. I live in FL.  Would that work? lol.

 

I think DCU requires a min of $500. I would probably have to start lower than that for now and increase it later. I'm a full-time student and barely work



Yes it works btw, if a direct family member lives in PA and opens a PSECU account, btw I'm in Florida too, after you get one if you sponser me in I'll pay for your deposit LMAO 


I'll have to ask if anyone is a member or if they will join.
You'll pay for my deposit!?? What?! LOL!




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EQ 701, TU 685, EX ?
Wallet:
Amazon store $2500(10/12), Cap1 $1500 (10/12), Discover $1700 (11/1/12).
Message 33 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!


Sitori wrote:

distantarray wrote:

Sitori wrote:

My family lives in PA. I live in FL.  Would that work? lol.

 

I think DCU requires a min of $500. I would probably have to start lower than that for now and increase it later. I'm a full-time student and barely work



Yes it works btw, if a direct family member lives in PA and opens a PSECU account, btw I'm in Florida too, after you get one if you sponser me in I'll pay for your deposit LMAO 


I'll have to ask if anyone is a member or if they will join.
You'll pay for my deposit!?? What?! LOL!

 

 


me want PSECU lmao! I'm kinda crazy like that haha, or I can do something nice like trade services which would help your scores Smiley Wink


total credit limits $108,400 Credit scores Ex 728 EQ 738 TU 758
Message 34 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!

That's an awesome starting limit with amazon! I would think you can garden that for 4 months and then ask for a credit line increase. I still say go for walmart in four months. At that time you may be approved for the discover version which can be everywhere that accepts discover

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Message 35 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!

 Congrats on Amazon!!! I would go for a Cap 1 and Walmart immediately, and use them responsibly for a year. The only issue you might have going forward is your  income, but if Amazon gave you $1200.00, maybe the other two will give you a decent  credit line.....


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Message 36 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!




Sitori wrote:

My family lives in PA. I live in FL.  Would that work? lol.

 

I think DCU requires a min of $500. I would probably have to start lower than that for now and increase it later. I'm a full-time student and barely work



Yes it works btw, if a direct family member lives in PA and opens a PSECU account, btw I'm in Florida too, after you get one if you sponser me in I'll pay for your deposit LMAO 


I'll have to ask if anyone is a member or if they will join.
You'll pay for my deposit!?? What?! LOL!

 

 


me want PSECU lmao! I'm kinda crazy like that haha, or I can do something nice like trade services which would help your scores Smiley Wink


 

LOL!! I don't think my sister or her husband are members but maybe I can ask them to join. I'll let you know


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EQ 701, TU 685, EX ?
Wallet:
Amazon store $2500(10/12), Cap1 $1500 (10/12), Discover $1700 (11/1/12).
Message 37 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!


webhopper wrote:
That's an awesome starting limit with amazon! I would think you can garden that for 4 months and then ask for a credit line increase. I still say go for walmart in four months. At that time you may be approved for the discover version which can be everywhere that accepts discover

woohoo! I didnt know walmart had a discover version!   Thats a good idea.  Smiley Happy


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EQ 701, TU 685, EX ?
Wallet:
Amazon store $2500(10/12), Cap1 $1500 (10/12), Discover $1700 (11/1/12).
Message 38 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!


JonStur wrote:

 Congrats on Amazon!!! I would go for a Cap 1 and Walmart immediately, and use them responsibly for a year. The only issue you might have going forward is your  income, but if Amazon gave you $1200.00, maybe the other two will give you a decent  credit line.....


Which Cap 1??? The secured or unsecured?


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Wallet:
Amazon store $2500(10/12), Cap1 $1500 (10/12), Discover $1700 (11/1/12).
Message 39 of 58
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Re: Denied for Chase Freedom..advice please!

Cap one pulls from all 3 reports. I would recommend the unsecured if report has no badies
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