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How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?

And do they count less after 6 months or only after a year?

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Re: How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?

Against your FICO, 1 year. Too many depends on your cr.
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Re: How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?


09Lexie wrote:
Against your FICO, 1 year. Too many depends on your cr.

No derogs, haven't pulled FICO but Credit Sesame says I'm at 725, 5 INQ Feb and older

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09Lexie wrote:
Do you mind sharing your cr profile? Current cc's?

Orchard 3k 4y

BOA 123 5k 1y

Discover 2.5k 10mo

DCU 3k 5mo

Chase Freedom 1.5k 5mo

 

No mortgage or car loan

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Re: How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?

I had 18 inquiries on EX, 9 the first 4 months of this yr when I got approved for BCE in april


Starting Score: TU: 481 12/30/2015 EQ:561 12/30/2015 EX:532 12/30/2015 (MYFICOS) BK FILED: 09/2015 DISCHARGED 12/2015 -- 02/28/2016 TU:551 EQ: 599 EX: 561
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Re: How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?

It all goes by how your "thick" (or thin) your credit report is.  You can have 15 hard pulls but if you have 20 years of solid credit data, it won't even be a factor in the FICO algorithm.  If you have 2 hard pulls in a year and a year of credit data, you will have "too many inquiries"... 

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Re: How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?

Right.  As always, it's not just one variable.

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Re: How many INQ is too many for Amex BCE?

I think I have about 14 when I got the BCE.

2013 Approvals: Discover IT - 3/1, Amex BCE - 3/4, CSP - 5/4, Barclay Ring - 6/12, BoA Privileges Cash - 6/27, Citi TY Preferred - 8/6, OCCU Duck - 11/4, USBank (Cash+) - 11/22, Wells Fargo - 12/21, Nordstrom - 12/29

12/19/2013, $100k+ Available Credit. Total Util: 0-1%

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