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10-06-2013 12:03 PM
My wife and I closed on our house, so I was finally able to go on a spree to get some better cards before gardening... Here's what I ended up with:
Amex BCE - $7k
Barclays UPromise Rewards - $350 (what?)
Amazon Rewards Visa - $5k
CSP - $10k
Pretty happy with the results, and definitely ready to stop while I'm ahead!
Any thoughts on what to do with my Capital One cards? I've had them for 3-5 years and haven't made much progress CL-wise, though I have a perfect payment history and use them responsibly. They both have AF (which they won't waive), so I'm considering just closing them out.
10-06-2013 12:22 PM
call backdoor on upromise and see what's up with that. they can recon limit instantly through that number.
capital one 800-955-1455 - call them and ask for a cli on all your accounts and upgrade to quicksilver and if you have any af for them to be waived... don't be afraid to ask for $5-7k+... they will counter.
10-06-2013 12:28 PM
10-06-2013 03:31 PM
I suggest emailing over calling. Aim high - they will counteroffer if they feel what you are asking for is too high. You should be able to get rid of the AFs too.
10-06-2013 04:20 PM