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Joined PenFed yesterday!!

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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


chnceit wrote:
WOW! Now that's a nice CL, congrats!

Thanks!  I "chanced it" !! LOL!


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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!

I know. Maybe they are not as strict about inqs anymore.
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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


jsickz32 wrote:
I know. Maybe they are not as strict about inqs anymore.

Or new accounts because most of my accounts were opened within the last 6 months!   After reading about them in this forum, I was worried about that!


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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.

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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


Ron1 wrote:

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.


Mine did the same thing, but only because I had a fraud alert on my EQ report.  I had to call them and after the call it was immediately approved.  I never actually spoke to a loan officer.  I also got the EMV chip, which I know nothing about!Woman LOL


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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


Ron1 wrote:

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.


Ron,

 

did they pick a credit limit for you like they did me?


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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


LesWH wrote:

Ron1 wrote:

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.


Mine did the same thing, but only because I had a fraud alert on my EQ report.  I had to call them and after the call it was immediately approved.  I never actually spoke to a loan officer.  I also got the EMV chip, which I know nothing about!Woman LOL


Congrats on your approval!!!I didn't have EQ fraud alert.  I only had 4 inq on my EQ.  My EQ  FICO score was 801.  I applied over the phone for Platinum Rewards Visa and I didn't get instantly approved.  By the way, EMV chip is for travelling outside of country use.  I have to call them back to setup the pin later on today.

 

 

Ron.

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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


LesWH wrote:

Ron1 wrote:

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.


Ron,

 

did they pick a credit limit for you like they did me?


They didn't pick the limit for me.  They asked me monthly income and other stuff. It came back pending upon approval. No big deal if I get denial. 

 

 

Ron.

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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


Ron1 wrote:

LesWH wrote:

Ron1 wrote:

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.


Mine did the same thing, but only because I had a fraud alert on my EQ report.  I had to call them and after the call it was immediately approved.  I never actually spoke to a loan officer.  I also got the EMV chip, which I know nothing about!Woman LOL


Congrats on your approval!!!I didn't have EQ fraud alert.  I only had 4 inq on my EQ.  My EQ  FICO score was 801.  I applied over the phone for Platinum Rewards Visa and I didn't get instantly approved.  By the way, EMV chip is for travelling outside of country use.  I have to call them back to setup the pin later on today.

 

 

Ron.


I set up the pin during the online app.  With 801 and 4 inquiries you are sure to be approved!  My EQ FICO is 734.


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Message 29 of 96
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Re: Joined PenFed yesterday!!


LesWH wrote:

Ron1 wrote:

LesWH wrote:

Ron1 wrote:

I just joined Penfed after I read your post. I also applied for the credit card over the phone and I didn't get instant decision. The application forwarded to loan officer. Hopefully, I will hear from them within a day or two.

 

 

Ron.


Mine did the same thing, but only because I had a fraud alert on my EQ report.  I had to call them and after the call it was immediately approved.  I never actually spoke to a loan officer.  I also got the EMV chip, which I know nothing about!Woman LOL


Congrats on your approval!!!I didn't have EQ fraud alert.  I only had 4 inq on my EQ.  My EQ  FICO score was 801.  I applied over the phone for Platinum Rewards Visa and I didn't get instantly approved.  By the way, EMV chip is for travelling outside of country use.  I have to call them back to setup the pin later on today.

 

 

Ron.


I set up the pin during the online app.  With 801 and 4 inquiries you are sure to be approved!  My EQ FICO is 734.


It didn't ask me to setup the pin. By the way, the utilization is 0%-1%.

 

 

Ron.

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