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Re: Thanks for the nice response, SnackTrader. My FICO is aro...


Anapo14 wrote:

Thanks for the nice response, SnackTrader. My FICO is around 691. my AAoA is approximately 9 months. I had the Cap 1 for like a year and 1 month when I got the LL Bean Visa, and I just got the Freedom, which will drop it to about 6 months. No Baddies or installment loans. I guess I should wait, I am just really antsy right now, haha. As far as spending categories go, I'm pretty varied, actually. 


I think you would be approved. Go for IT!!!!

 

(Hopefully they give you a nice starting CL!!!)

 




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Re: Should I apply for Discover IT?

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Update:

I was approved you guys! Dddewdrop called it, as I got a credit limit of $500! Chase, however, approved me for $1900! And I got my ll bean visa increased to $1500! I am really happy to begin establishing credit with Discover! And hopefully, I will get a nice cli at my 6 month period!
How generous is Discover at the 6 month period?
At any rate, to the garden I go!

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Re: Should I apply for Discover IT?


Anapo14 wrote:

Update:

I was approved you guys! Dddewdrop called it, as I got a credit limit of $500! Chase, however, approved me for $1900! And I got my ll bean visa increased to $1500! I am really happy to begin establishing credit with Discover! And hopefully, I will get a nice cli at my 6 month period!

To the garden I go!


CONGRATS!!!

 

and welcome to the garden!!!! (I have the alcohol stahed in mine if you ever feel the need to come to the dark side and drapp...lmao)

 




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Re: Should I apply for Discover IT?

Sounds reasonable, Thanks! 


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Re: Should I apply for Discover IT?

I recently spoke with a Discover Rep about this card.  They said pretty much no one is being flat out declined unless they have accounts in bad standing on their credit report.  If you don't have ideal credit and have a score around 600-700 you will be approved, but you won't receive the same offers that are posted around the web such as 0% intro apr or bonus cash back.  You'll likely get in as a 3.99% intro apr for less months and no bonus cash with a lower limit but you'll definitely be approved.  Just call the backdoor # after you apply and you will be accepted within a few minutes.

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Re: Should I apply for Discover IT?

Congrats and welcome to the Discover IT family.



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