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Hunter Mode complete

well after several years of being a rebuilder, the last few days I went on some serious hunting and have officially left the rebuilder world behind.

 

I must admit I did go a little crazy but my scores only dropped a total of 9 points for these inquiries. I will not be applying for anything else for at least

another 2 years.

 

I applied for and was approved for:

Discover card with $4000 CL

Paypal Mastercard with $4000 CL

Chase Freedom with $5000 CL

Amex Blue Cash Preferred CL not known yet

Barclays Apple $1500 CL

Citi AA Advantage with a $4000 CL  (denied but recon)

and finally...........

BOA Cash Reward with a CL of .............drum roll...........$7500

 

Everyone on this site has been so helpful I truly appreciate it.

 

Now to sit back and enjoy the fruits of my labor, let these TL age and buy a cup of coffee on each account every few months.

Time to beat them at their own game

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Re: Hunter Mode complete

Good stuff!

 

Be prepared for restlessness and boredom. :smileyvery-happy: Try crocheting or football or something. :smileywink:

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Re: Hunter Mode complete

Interesting... pls share what was situation prior?

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Congrats. Be prepred for FR from Amex.

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Re: Hunter Mode complete

what does FR mean

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Re: Hunter Mode complete


aleicgrant wrote:

what does FR mean



Financial Review (they will request pay stubs and tax returns). There are very few and far between, so no need to worry about it now, just deal with it if it happens - and I would think as long as you didn't lie on your application you should be fine.

 

I believe what the poster above was trying to point out is that you should only apply for a card or two every few months and never go over board with your applications or you may risk Adverse Actions from your current and/ or new creditors. Barclay's is another one people claim don't like new tradelines.

 

Congratulations on your approvals, I know it feels extremely good when you're finally in with the prime banks :smileyhappy:

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May I ask what your SC is? Did you do all of this in one day? BTW, many congrats on your successes!


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Re: Hunter Mode complete

I wouldn't be worrying about AmEx. Barclays, though, that's another story.

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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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Wow!!! What a great haul! Congrats on such a successful round of apps! Now, please come and join us in the garden... allow me to pass you a watering can. :smileyhappy:


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Re: Hunter Mode complete

watering as we speak :smileyhappy:

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