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Recon sucess for barclay

Established Member

Recon sucess for barclay

Hi guys!

I applied for Barclay Carnival card and was denied!
I called for a recon and the guy approved me! But only 500CL!! Lol
But at least I did not waste a hard pull for nothing!! Smiley Happy

I want another Barclay card! The Apple card!
I need advice on this though. Do you think If I apply today and got denied, I will get approved for a Recon? Knowing that I just apply for a card an hour ago and got approved tru recon. Any opinion?

And what credit card company is good with Recon other than Barclay?
as of June 12, 2012
EQ FICO 689, TU FICO 701, EX FICO 713 --NO BADDIES
BoA platinum Visa (600CL), Cap1 No hassle cash reward MC (750CL)
Barclay Carnival MC (2500CL), AU on Direct rewards HSBC (500CL)
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Epic Contributor

Re: Recon sucess for barclay

What baddies do you have?

What other Cards do you have?

 

$500 seems low for Barclay and you have higher TU then me... I got $1300 and I thought that was low, some other posters got 2-3k with lower score then me.

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Established Member

Re: Recon sucess for barclay

I dont have any baddies. Report is clean. But got 2 credit cards with 75% util. BoA has 600CL and Cap1 has 500 CL both on 75%. BoA opened 02/2010 and Cap1 opened 07/2011. Thats why I guess only $500 for barclay. I want higher though. :/
as of June 12, 2012
EQ FICO 689, TU FICO 701, EX FICO 713 --NO BADDIES
BoA platinum Visa (600CL), Cap1 No hassle cash reward MC (750CL)
Barclay Carnival MC (2500CL), AU on Direct rewards HSBC (500CL)
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Mega Contributor

Re: Recon sucess for barclay


kimcakee wrote:
I dont have any baddies. Report is clean. But got 2 credit cards with 75% util. BoA has 600CL and Cap1 has 500 CL both on 75%. BoA opened 02/2010 and Cap1 opened 07/2011. Thats why I guess only $500 for barclay. I want higher though. :/

I would pay down the other cards and hold off apping for another barclays for 6 months.




EQ FICO 548 3/3/16
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Established Member

Re: Recon sucess for barclay

Thanks! Now Im thinking, I should've applied for the Apple! Oh well. I guess its not time for me.
I want more CL for that barclay. 1000 would be nice. When is the best time to call for CLI?
as of June 12, 2012
EQ FICO 689, TU FICO 701, EX FICO 713 --NO BADDIES
BoA platinum Visa (600CL), Cap1 No hassle cash reward MC (750CL)
Barclay Carnival MC (2500CL), AU on Direct rewards HSBC (500CL)
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Mega Contributor

Re: Recon sucess for barclay


kimcakee wrote:
Thanks! Now Im thinking, I should've applied for the Apple! Oh well. I guess its not time for me.
I want more CL for that barclay. 1000 would be nice. When is the best time to call for CLI?

After your util % is down to near 5% I'd try in 4 months.




EQ FICO 548 3/3/16
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Established Member

Re: Recon sucess for barclay

I will try that. I know a member here got approved for Apple card with 1000CL. His util is close to 99%. And he got approved for that CL. Tru RECON though. Lucky!!!
I guess they give 1000 the lowest for Apple card.
as of June 12, 2012
EQ FICO 689, TU FICO 701, EX FICO 713 --NO BADDIES
BoA platinum Visa (600CL), Cap1 No hassle cash reward MC (750CL)
Barclay Carnival MC (2500CL), AU on Direct rewards HSBC (500CL)
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Established Member

Re: Recon sucess for barclay

Anybody here knows what CC company that is very good with RECON other than Barclay?
as of June 12, 2012
EQ FICO 689, TU FICO 701, EX FICO 713 --NO BADDIES
BoA platinum Visa (600CL), Cap1 No hassle cash reward MC (750CL)
Barclay Carnival MC (2500CL), AU on Direct rewards HSBC (500CL)
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Valued Contributor

Re: Recon sucess for barclay


kimcakee wrote:
Anybody here knows what CC company that is very good with RECON other than Barclay?


have u tried Amex?

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Established Member

Re: Recon sucess for barclay

No not yet. Are they good with RECON? And what CB they pull?
Do they have any CC without annual fee?
as of June 12, 2012
EQ FICO 689, TU FICO 701, EX FICO 713 --NO BADDIES
BoA platinum Visa (600CL), Cap1 No hassle cash reward MC (750CL)
Barclay Carnival MC (2500CL), AU on Direct rewards HSBC (500CL)
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