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Really loving Chase right now ...

Ok so anyone that's read my posts knows I went from 790's many years ago to the low 600's and have finally been getting back in the credit game. Well yesterday, with 680 Fico's across the board, I applied for the Chase United Explorer Plus Visa and was approved!!! I am super siked right now. I've been using my current cards responsibly and never exceeding more than 20% usage on any card and it seems to have worked out. I can't be any more excited right now. Just posting to encourage anyone trying to climb back on the credit train. Now where's that garden again?

PS: This is also my first Visa Signature with a starting limit of 5,000.00. Not bad, not bad at all Chase..

PPS: I posted this exact thread on another website and I'm reposting here to share the news with MyFico forum members...

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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

Congrats on your approval, welcome to Chase family!

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Registered: ‎09-11-2013
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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

iHackerSix,

 

Congrats.  I was just recently approved for the Chase Slate card ($2,500).  Not bad after including them in a 2003 BK which they didn't forget about Smiley Wink  I am actually going gardnening this morning literally (the fall leaves are falling in droves)

EX FICO 719 EQ FICO 698 TU FICO 722
Total Credit Limits: $499,900 (July 2013 starting credit limits totaled $2,700) - current utilization: 3% - current AAoA: 1.8-2.4 years
In my wallet: Amex(24.6k), Barclays(18.2k), Capital One (49k), Chase(48.6k), CITI(5k), Dillards(2.5k), Diners Club(30k), Discover(17k), 5/3(18k), Equality Visa(4k), FIA Amex(35k), Key Bank(3.5k), NASA FCU(5k), NFCU(65k), Rakuten Mastercard(2k), Synchrony(78.5k), USAA(50k), US Bank(6.5k), and Wells Fargo(37.5k).
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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

It does feel good to read "You're approved".

EX FICO 719 EQ FICO 698 TU FICO 722
Total Credit Limits: $499,900 (July 2013 starting credit limits totaled $2,700) - current utilization: 3% - current AAoA: 1.8-2.4 years
In my wallet: Amex(24.6k), Barclays(18.2k), Capital One (49k), Chase(48.6k), CITI(5k), Dillards(2.5k), Diners Club(30k), Discover(17k), 5/3(18k), Equality Visa(4k), FIA Amex(35k), Key Bank(3.5k), NASA FCU(5k), NFCU(65k), Rakuten Mastercard(2k), Synchrony(78.5k), USAA(50k), US Bank(6.5k), and Wells Fargo(37.5k).
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Registered: ‎08-19-2013
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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

Good to see your success.

 

I'm trying to get back into 700's too...keep up the good work

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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

@chris1960,

 

You're well on your way.  How I miss the CITI Smiley Sad

EX FICO 719 EQ FICO 698 TU FICO 722
Total Credit Limits: $499,900 (July 2013 starting credit limits totaled $2,700) - current utilization: 3% - current AAoA: 1.8-2.4 years
In my wallet: Amex(24.6k), Barclays(18.2k), Capital One (49k), Chase(48.6k), CITI(5k), Dillards(2.5k), Diners Club(30k), Discover(17k), 5/3(18k), Equality Visa(4k), FIA Amex(35k), Key Bank(3.5k), NASA FCU(5k), NFCU(65k), Rakuten Mastercard(2k), Synchrony(78.5k), USAA(50k), US Bank(6.5k), and Wells Fargo(37.5k).
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Registered: ‎09-04-2013
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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

Way to go!   I just got my Explorer in the mail on Thursday, it was also my first Visa signature.   I have been nothing but pleased with Chase so far.   I've had to call them a few times for random stuff and give the CSRs I dealt with very high scores across the board.   Their webiste is also top-notch.  



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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

Congrats! Welcome to the Chase Fam!
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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

Congratulations and keep climbing!

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Registered: ‎09-16-2013
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Re: Really loving Chase right now ...

congrats!Chase is awesome! I applied for United and were approved instantly for 5500,even though at the time my only cc is WF secured for 300$. A week later i tried my luck again with Chase freedom,with 5 inquiries on my credit profile,yet chase approved me again for 3500$. Unlike stupid WF.

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