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My credit journey

I was lamenting about the fact that there were no more cards that I wanted a few months back on this forum.  I then apped for and was approved for the Chase Freedom and the Chase Sapphire Preferred.   I changed my spending habits a little bit and then apped for the Citi Thank you preferred last month.  I have a host of credit cards right now, and I use all of them except my Kroger 123 rewards ( I wish I had been on a credit card forum before applying for that card) and my Amex PRG.  I'll be cancelling the Amex PRG before the annual fee hits again and probably replacing it with something else.  Technically, I guess I'm in the garden until July-August timeframe.  I haven't posted here in a while, so I thought I would share my credit journey. 

Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward,
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape
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Re: My credit journey

I almost forgot. I converted my Platinum cash rewards to another platinum rewards card.  I'm happy with that decision.

Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward,
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape
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Re: My credit journey


FutureBillionaire wrote:

I was lamenting about the fact that there were no more cards that I wanted a few months back on this forum.  I then apped for and was approved for the Chase Freedom and the Chase Sapphire Preferred.   I changed my spending habits a little bit and then apped for the Citi Thank you preferred last month.  I have a host of credit cards right now, and I use all of them except my Kroger 123 rewards ( I wish I had been on a credit card forum before applying for that card) and my Amex PRG.  I'll be cancelling the Amex PRG before the annual fee hits again and probably replacing it with something else.  Technically, I guess I'm in the garden until July-August timeframe.  I haven't posted here in a while, so I thought I would share my credit journey. 


Sounds like your doing very well with your credit!!

 

WTG!!!




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Re: My credit journey

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Congrats and continue on!
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