08-15-2012 05:36 PM
I recently moved and have Midway now as my closest airport, so I thought about applying for the Southwest card. They have the 50,000 points bonus right now and I wanted a Visa signature card, plus I was bored so I thought why not. Lol. Instant approval for CL of 16,500! Omg, last month my highest was 5k with my chase freedom and Amex BCE (upped to 10k about 2 weeks ago). I'm guessing I'm getting the signature card now. Woo!
My EQ fico is 691 and CK TU is about the same. 18% credit usage but no baddies. Just got a 5k Sears card last month, and I have a ton of other cards: Macys, Amex BCE (10k) and platinum delta (2k, thinking of closing this), BOA visa (5k), Barclays apple (2.5k), Freedom (5k), and Citi dividend MC (4.5k). I also have an auto loan. Credit history started about 3 years ago, AAoA around 1 year.
Question, should I close the other cards? I know they're not hurting me, except for the amex delta platinum fees but i get a companion ticket for that, so I think it pays for itself. Are other people here stressed by just the number of cards they have open?
08-15-2012 07:57 PM
Congrats on the approval, I have the SW preferred too! Living close to Midway was a huge factor in me wanting the card. The points do add up fast....enjoy!!!
08-15-2012 08:39 PM
Congrats nice limit!
08-15-2012 10:06 PM
Congrats! I applied last week and am still waiting for approval. I hope it get this card as I fly pretty often!