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Re: Nordstrom Card - Cable Card

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concorduser wrote:
Oh well, I called as you all suggested. They asked me to fax a notarized copy of the DL. I did so. They said it is dark. I faxed again. I finally offered to send the orignals in the mail. They wanted me to send more things like pay stubs and all other nine yards. I suggested to cancel my application. I understand being concerned about fraud. But treating people like suspects of criminals is another thing. I have cards with good credit limits from great companies. I have no need to deal with this abuse. I hate to say this. I think Amex is much easier to deal with than Cabela's and Thumbs up to Amex.

I recently had the same experience with Cabelas, wanted me to fax in notarized copy of DL and proof of income.  They are a small bank that only exists for that credit card.  They are probably spooked about the future like everyone else. I decided to skip it.  Oh and...Nordstrom rocks!

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concorduser wrote:

... I hate to say this. I think Amex is much easier to deal with than Cabela's and Thumbs up to Amex.

* pauses to pick up books that fell from bookcases and wedding crystal that toppled from the china cabinet and shattered in the 9.0 Richter that occurred when I read this*

After all that AmEx put you through with your Oasis card, you're considering them better? And you're giving them a thumbs up?? Wow! Smiley Surprised

If a card doesn't serve a specific purpose in a written-out plan for credit improvement, I see no reason on earth to apply for it.
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After all that AmEx put you through with your Oasis card, you're considering them better? And you're giving them a thumbs up?? Wow! Smiley Surprised

As far as I am concerned and how ever much I disagree with Amex and its practises, they kept their end of the bargain with the Oasis Card. I totally understand any credit provider to refuse to approve the application or do not provide credit. I have received probably close to 100 declines in the last 1 1/2 years of my credit building. One thing I dont want to deal with is a paranoya creditor whom you always have to worry and having to go through system where I have to verify where I lived 27 years ago. I think there is a nice way to reject the app and move on. I would not have any problems if my app is declined gracefully instead of putting through agony. May be I grew up in the credit land in the last 18 months and I guess my outlook is different now and I have no hard feelings with any lender or credit provider.

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I guess if you just buy stuff in their store and apply there for their card, you won't see any difficulties. I think they see their card as a vehicle to bolster their core business. I'm not sure whether they really want all those people who just get their card to play the Fico game.
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Ulan wrote:
I guess if you just buy stuff in their store and apply there for their card, you won't see any difficulties. I think they see their card as a vehicle to bolster their core business. I'm not sure whether they really want all those people who just get their card to play the Fico game.

As I said, I have not hurt feelings towards any credit grantor. I have enough cards and I should focus on nurturing the cards I have and it is not worth my time to go through the security requirements for another card.

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concorduser wrote:

Ulan wrote:
I guess if you just buy stuff in their store and apply there for their card, you won't see any difficulties. I think they see their card as a vehicle to bolster their core business. I'm not sure whether they really want all those people who just get their card to play the Fico game.

As I said, I have not hurt feelings towards any credit grantor. I have enough cards and I should focus on nurturing the cards I have and it is not worth my time to go through the security requirements for another card.


Wow concord

 

you are into nurturing now.

 

Very nice congrats

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concorduser wrote:

Ulan wrote:
I guess if you just buy stuff in their store and apply there for their card, you won't see any difficulties. I think they see their card as a vehicle to bolster their core business. I'm not sure whether they really want all those people who just get their card to play the Fico game.

As I said, I have not hurt feelings towards any credit grantor. I have enough cards and I should focus on nurturing the cards I have and it is not worth my time to go through the security requirements for another card.


Sounds good Smiley Happy. I'm just curious, how many credit cards do you want to have in the end?

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I am done. No more Cards. May be next year I look into getting a Line of Credit.
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concorduser wrote:
I am done. No more Cards. May be next year I look into getting a Line of Credit.

Do you really mean it? Shall I pin your post at the top of the forum.Smiley Happy

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Pin the post. It would be the caring and helpful thing to do. If it was my post I would want to see it everytime I logged on this year to help me .

 

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concorduser wrote:
I am done. No more Cards. May be next year I look into getting a Line of Credit.

Do you really mean it? Shall I pin your post at the top of the forum.Smiley Happy


 

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