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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013

Left the garden, applied and got the Discover IT, but on a positive note, I broke the $5k barrier!

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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013


Shogun wrote:

Left the garden, applied and got the Discover IT, but on a positive note, I broke the $5k barrier!


Reset my clock today as well on the Discover It. So happy I did. Trying to decide now if I should just go for the last 2 cards that I want (AmEx BCE and CSP), or plant myself right here until summer when I should be a sure thing for both... is it worth it to take the hits now and get in six months earlier with the two? I can't decide.



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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013

I have a nice new, pretty, shiny bronze dress on today!!! Woman LOL  One month and counting!!!


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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013


tcbofade wrote:

Which, of course, brings up the question about score...

 

My last app, and therefore, my last new account will be six months old tomorrow.

 

I'm hoping for a score bump.

 

Do I have to wait for the first of the month, or will it even happen?


You might have to wait until the account hit 6 months of reporting. When your statement cuts, you may see a score bump. I'm not sure how much impact the inquiry aging will have. 


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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013


Shogun wrote:

Left the garden, applied and got the Discover IT, but on a positive note, I broke the $5k barrier!


Congrats! What a nice little seedling to plant! Smiley Happy


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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013

Congrats Shogun on the Discover IT approval and nice CL!

Quick question, I plan on PC my Citi AA Amex card to the Citi HHonors Reserve. Would this make me leave the garden? (No HP but a possible new account, since the card numbers have to be changed from Amex to Visa) Hope not!

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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013


Epcot wrote:
Congrats Shogun on the Discover IT approval and nice CL!

Quick question, I plan on PC my Citi AA Amex card to the Citi HHonors Reserve. Would this make me leave the garden? (No HP but a possible new account, since the card numbers have to be changed from Amex to Visa) Hope not!

A PC doesn't add a new account to your credit report.  It is the same history just changed over to a different reward structure.  Your gardening does not reset for that.

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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013

Day three in the Garden, sweating and not feeling good app withdraw

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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013


dodgeball wrote:

Day three in the Garden, sweating and not feeling good app withdraw


You can do it, but I feel with you. Day 15 here ...

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Re: Garden Club Meeting - February 2013


shakalaka wrote:

dodgeball wrote:

Day three in the Garden, sweating and not feeling good app withdraw


You can do it, but I feel with you. Day 15 here ...


What part of Germany you from, I live in Stuttgart

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