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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

Happy dance time!

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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

Congrats !!!! I know how you feel, i just got mine last month :smileyhappy:


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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

I got approved with a 641 experian fico pulled and over 25 inquires. 1k limit.  No 0% offer but 3.9% instead.  

 

 

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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

Yay Congrats Shogun! Nice starting CL! Now back in the garden you go! 


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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

Congrats!!!!!

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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT


Robertwd82 wrote:

I got approved with a 641 experian fico pulled and over 25 inquires. 1k limit.  No 0% offer but 3.9% instead.  

 

 


You mind sharing a bit more about your credit profile? I have 2 inqs. right now (09/12 and 01/13), AAoA is 4 years, and just 3 baddies (2 student loan collections from '07/08ish, and an auto loan late payment in '07 which is reporting wrong), and 9% util as of 01/13, which is now down to 3% (I PIF every month anyways). I don't see any pre-approvals on their website, so it makes me hesitant to apply...


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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

If you look back over the Discover approval threads you will notice my continual disbelief at these CLs. This thread will continue that trend. I am amazed at their generosity and I am seriously considering getting in while they are so generous. I need to pay my balances down before my next statement date to show low util, but then I might go for this thing.

Congrats, Shogun!

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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

congrats:smileyhappy:

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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

I want a Discover so bad but they would't even approve me for a student card when I tried 2 months ago :smileysad:

 

I PIF and have no other debts, not even student loans (woo hoo!!!) so I really dont understand why they hate me :smileytongue: 

 

 

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Re: Pulled the trigger, Discover IT

What other cards do you have, snowsurf? A lack of credit history could be hurting you, since you have what we call a thin file and lenders won't be able to determine how well you have manged credit in the past. This is a major indicator of future credit performance, and is generally helpful for getting new credit cards.

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