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Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

Valued Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012


creditnocash wrote:

RockinRay wrote:

 

What is my second choice! Smiley Happy  At lease we do not have that to contend with.


i just meant your other half is there to manage all the cc's... why do you have to worry about it. 

 

and as for Jutz. congrats. 

there is really no NEED to app but since we can we do. like i stated ive been app free for 16+ years before my first app and approval. whats 2? 

since ive joined this community i apped for way to much in my opinion but is it what is. inq will be erased in 2 years anyways. 


I do a much better job!  Smiley Very Happy

 

Ray

** Every Card has a Job, and Every Card does its Job **
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Super Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

I came here as an intervention...

 

Got a pre-app for the CITI Diamond........must not app......must not app

 

I




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Senior Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

CITI will deny you and you know it.

 

Drop the pre approval, and step away from the keyboard....  Smiley Tongue



Zero percent financing is where the devil lives...

10/01/17 Fico8 scores: EX 660, EQ 647, TU 663
Message 143 of 338
Moderator Emeritus

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012


creditnocash wrote:

RockinRay wrote:

I stepped out yesterday to pick up a PayPal Extras Mastercard. We run a side line business / ebay and I can pay for my shipping / get rewards by using this card.

 

CL aproved, $5k.

 

Did I "really" need this card? No, but I justified the app realizing that this year I have spend about $2k so far with PayPal shipping and have missed out on any rewards so I felt it was worth while to step out and pick up the card.

 

Now when I ship our products, I will get points that I can convert to cash back...


Congrats! that card does its job!


 

+1

 


Current Scores: EQ 775 (03/04/2014), EX 756 (03/01/2014), TU 760 (03/01/2014)
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Cards: Cap1 Venture 6.4k, Cap1 Quicksilver MC 1.75k, BankAmericard 1-2-3 Visa Signature - UCF Alumni Association 5k, Discover 7k, Citi Diamond Preferred MC 10.35k, Wells Fargo Rewards Visa 7k, Chase Freedom 5k, Chase Ink 7.5k, Amex Green NPSL, Dillard's Amex 7.5k, JC Penney 7.5k, Kay Jeweler's 5.1k
Message 144 of 338
Frequent Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

2012 has been app free for me, so far anyway.  


No apps/new accts since 2011

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Message 145 of 338
Valued Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012


pazuzu wrote:

2012 has been app free for me, so far anyway.  


only 79more days left. can you make it? do you feel in control punk? 

Current: Discover Fico 709 3/15 Walmart Fico 743 4/15

Inquiries (24 Months): EQ 6 TU 1 EX 6 | Most Recent: 4/09/2015
Over 12 Months:9


2015 Goals:
Lower Utility
Earn Cash Back

Amex Zync(Unicorn)
Chase Freedom$1500
Discover IT$7,400
Citi DC $10,000
Citizens Mastercard$7,000
Message 146 of 338
Regular Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

Came out of the garden on Friday. Applied for the AA Citi Card (two browser trick) and got the Aadvantage Visa & AmEx with only one hard pull, $8,500 limit on each with 15.24% APR. Will get 100,000 AA miles and $100 statement credit on each card when used onboard AA (which works since I am flying them in December). Also glad I pulled the trigger on the higher miles as the links I used to apply are no longer active. Back into the garden I go.

 

What's In My Wallet:American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Business Card, American Express Costco True Earnings, Citi AA Visa, Barclays US Air, Citi Prestige
What's In My Sock Drawer: Chase Sapphire Preferred, Discover More, Bank of America Accelerated Rewards AmEx, SME FCU Visa
Message 147 of 338
Valued Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

Garden check in!  I'm still here at 47 days app free.

I've been busy with school so that keeps my mind off applying!



Starting Score: 639 (Walmart TU)
Current Score: TU 715 (Barclay) EX 685 (myFICO) EQ 697 (myFICO)
Goal Score: 700 Across the Board (Mortgage Goal Achieved 1/31/2012!)

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Message 148 of 338
Regular Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012

40 days app free. My focus on the holiday season and saving up to buy a house is making me not only app free, but itch free as well.

Can't wait for my CR to update an see what this stretch does to my score. Hoping for a point or two.
Amex BCP $20k | PenFed Platinum Rewards VS $16.5k | Amex HHonors $10k
Message 149 of 338
Valued Contributor

Re: Garden Club Meeting - October 2012


ramblin_wreck08 wrote:
40 days app free. My focus on the holiday season and saving up to buy a house is making me not only app free, but itch free as well.

Can't wait for my CR to update an see what this stretch does to my score. Hoping for a point or two.

40 days and 40 nights

we have the same last app date Smiley Very Happy  

what caused the jump in your score from aug to sep? 

 

Hopefully by end of December im hoping my score hits 700+ again!

Especially since my report is so diversified with the installment loan they said I needed. 

Current: Discover Fico 709 3/15 Walmart Fico 743 4/15

Inquiries (24 Months): EQ 6 TU 1 EX 6 | Most Recent: 4/09/2015
Over 12 Months:9


2015 Goals:
Lower Utility
Earn Cash Back

Amex Zync(Unicorn)
Chase Freedom$1500
Discover IT$7,400
Citi DC $10,000
Citizens Mastercard$7,000
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