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Just got approved Amex Delta CC

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Just got approved Amex Delta CC

Just got approved for Amex Delta Gold CC.

 

Yesterday I called up Amex 'cz my Gold Charge card was declined when I went to buy a TV at best buy.Reason they gave was that my other accout balances had sudden increase over the last month(My Util went from 4% to 40%) and 'cz of that my proxy limit was cut down to $2000.

 

Just dared to apply online for Delta Gold CC for the 25000 bonus delta miles and was instantly approved with CL of 4K.

 

Never figured out what Amex wants to see in a CR.

 

My FICO's are TU:671 and EQ:673 EX: Dont know.Have 18 Inquires on my EQ and 9 in my TU since past 2 years.

 

 

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Re: Just got approved Amex Delta CC

hey...

 

niiiceeee - that is nicee man  - always wanted one of those I tell you...

anyway can you share some info - like ur FICO scores and what CBR did they pull? what income did you put in etc?

I want an amex of mine sooo bad - u dont understand! the free miles are awesome...

Does anyone think I could be approved with EQ fico of 708 and EX 721 (PLUS) - from amex website (Im an AU on my sis's amex) - income of 50k?

Aim to be fiscally and physically fit...
EQ - 723 FICO as of Aug 2010
TU - 757 FICO as of Sept 2010
EX - 742 FICO as of Oct 2010 (PSECU)
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Super Contributor

Re: Just got approved Amex Delta CC

Congrats on your new card....
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Established Contributor

Re: Just got approved Amex Delta CC

Congratulations and enjoy the free flight!

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Senior Contributor

Re: Just got approved Amex Delta CC

Great job! Nice way to overcome adversity!
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New Contributor

Re: Just got approved Amex Delta CC

They pulled EX for me (PLUS score 712).Util was 40%.Income 95000 p.a

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Established Contributor

Re: Just got approved Amex Delta CC

Doesn't this card have a $80 annual fee?

Starting Score: 627 EQ, 621 TU - 11/15/08
Current Score: 778 EQ, 781 TU, 778 EXP 07/20/12 Lender Pull
Goal Score: 800 EQ & TU


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cdtotten wrote:
Doesn't this card have a $80 annual fee?

 

They have a $95 annual fee, but they waive it for the first year. I got one for the opening perks, 20 or 25K airline miles (can't remember) plus free companion ticket. If I use the card for a certain amount (15K ?) by the end of December, I'll get an extra15K bonus miles...but I don't know if I'll reach that one.

 

My decision will be whether or not to keep it when the AF kicks in next year...we've had that discussion already here in the forums.

 

I just got the card in May, and asked for my first CLI increase today. Mine only started out at 2K because I'm the owner, and I only work part-time as a nurse right now (student). They didn't take my husband's income into account. They approved me for 6K today if my income confirms OK. I had to sign the IRS form to have them be able to get my tax forms from the gov. I should be OK, but my income varies and I can't for the life of me remember what I told them I made last May. I can work a lot...or I can work a little??? We'll see what happens.

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LynetteM wrote:

cdtotten wrote:
Doesn't this card have a $80 annual fee?

 

They have a $95 annual fee, but they waive it for the first year. I got one for the opening perks, 20 or 25K airline miles (can't remember) plus free companion ticket. If I use the card for a certain amount (15K ?) by the end of December, I'll get an extra15K bonus miles...but I don't know if I'll reach that one.

 

My decision will be whether or not to keep it when the AF kicks in next year...we've had that discussion already here in the forums.

 

I just got the card in May, and asked for my first CLI increase today. Mine only started out at 2K because I'm the owner, and I only work part-time as a nurse right now (student). They didn't take my husband's income into account. They approved me for 6K today if my income confirms OK. I had to sign the IRS form to have them be able to get my tax forms from the gov. I should be OK, but my income varies and I can't for the life of me remember what I told them I made last May. I can work a lot...or I can work a little??? We'll see what happens.


 

An FR for $6K - they're nuts.
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creditwherecreditisdue wrote:

 

An FR for $6K - they're nuts.

I think so, too...but all it required was a signature, so we did it. We're so used to this because a large part of our income is self-employment income. We always have to prove we don't need the money.

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