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Re: How many credit cards

I'm new but I have:
3 store cards
5 cc
 
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Re: How many credit cards

I have five - 1 AMEX Gold (did a product change from the Green) 1 Citi MTV U Visa 1 Discover More 1 BOA Platinum Master Card w/ world points 1 Macy's Store Card
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Re: How many credit cards


chris4434 wrote:
I have five - 1 AMEX Gold (did a product change from the Green) 1 Citi MTV U Visa 1 Discover More 1 BOA Platinum Master Card w/ world points 1 Macy's Store Card


I'm guessing from the mtvU card that you're still a student, or a recent graduate? That's a great hand of cards to hold. All you have to do is sit back and watch your scores rise.
* Credit is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master. * Who's the boss --you or your credit?
FICO's: EQ 781 - TU 793 - EX 779 (from PSECU) - Done credit hunting; having fun with credit gardening. - EQ 590 on 5/14/2007
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Re: How many credit cards



fused wrote:
I have 7 open revolving accounts:

 

7 cards

 

Amex Blue

Chase Visa

Discover Motiva

FIA Visa

First Hawaiian Visa

Macy's Gold

 

1 line of credit

 

BoA unsecured

 





Hi fused. I am just curious. With your good credit, is there any particular reason you chose the Motiva?
Here we go again...
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Re: How many credit cards

Yep, I'm 19 and currently a college student.
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Re: How many credit cards



chris4434 wrote:
Yep, I'm 19 and currently a college student.


Brace yourself for the "OMG, if I'd only had a clue at your age I'd be 850 across the board" posts! Nice work.
* Credit is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master. * Who's the boss --you or your credit?
FICO's: EQ 781 - TU 793 - EX 779 (from PSECU) - Done credit hunting; having fun with credit gardening. - EQ 590 on 5/14/2007