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Posts: 193
Registered: ‎07-17-2012

Re: What if you get approved and decide you do not want or need the card

If you do some research on these boards you can get a feel when it is right to apply.


 Zync is given out with a $200 credit limit and a $500 limit and those are easier to get.

The no limit on Zync is harder to get.

There really is no such thing as no limit.  Amex watches your habits and adjusts your credit limit accordingly.


There is lots of information on how Amex Charge Cards work on these boards.

Amex Zync NPSL 9/12, Amex CostcoTrue Earnings $10K 9/12
Amex BCE $3K 9/12 (Amex Back Dated to 1983)
Chase Sapphire Preferred $17K 11/12, Chase Freedom $7K 11/12
Discover More $750 11/12
CapitalOne Platinum Secured Card 2K 2/12 (Closed 12/12)
FICO: EQ = 804 EX = 802(Amex) TU = 801(Discover)
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Posts: 620
Registered: ‎05-09-2009

Re: What if you get approved and decide you do not want or need the card

Seems like with the 3 new Amex cards being backdated to 1983, your AAoA is going to go up  significantly.  Correct me please if i'm wrong here, but almost 30 years divided by the number of accounts reporting currently, your AAoA should be around 9 years?  Should offset the point loss for the inquiries at the very least. You should gain some nice points here?

Current Score: EQ: 828, EX: 833, TU: 820 Citi TY Premier WEMC 46.5, (Since 1983)Discover 15.6k|BOA WMC 30.5k|Barclays Juniper Rewards 15k|Barclays Amex 20k| Cap One QS WMC 15K|Chase Freedom VS 19.3k|Citi Dividend WEMC 25k|FNBO 15.5k|CSP 22.1K|Chase Marriott 31.3k|Citi TYP 20K|Citi DP 16.5k|Macys 5k|Sams MasterCard 15k|Barclay Arrival Plus WEMC 18.7k|Chase IHG WMC 26k|Citi Double Cash 10k|Chase MileagePlus Explorer 14k|Amex Everyday 16.2|BBVA Amex 22.5k|Total Rewards VS 12.5k|SGV 10K|Venture 12k|BOA Virgin Atlantic WEMC 11.2K|MB Amex 9.5k

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