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What is considered "maxxed out"?

My CU card has a rather hefty balance from 2 BT's and my truck upgrades, 5.4/9K. I know this isn't good and i'm paying a good portion of it off within the next 2 months but what % is considered to be maxxed out? I never wanna cross that threshold!




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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?

I believe that 90% uti is considered maxed out.


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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?

According to credit secure by amex (yes I know this is not fico info) a card is maxxed when you spend 90% of its available limit.

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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?

Yep, > 90%

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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?


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According to credit secure by amex (yes I know this is not fico info) a card is maxxed when you spend 90% of its available limit.

I was surprised to see my EQ FICO not take a hit for a balance increase from this card, kinda getting spooked others will see it and throw some penalty flags :smileyvery-happy:

 




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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?

To me, I consider 90% of available credit "maxed out" as opposed to just a single card.

 

I don't consider credit maxed out if you had $50k in available credit, but charged $800 on a $1,000 CL card.

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^Although if you have $50k in available credit, what are you doing with a $1k limit?

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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?


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To me, I consider 90% of available credit "maxed out" as opposed to just a single card.

 

I don't consider credit maxed out if you had $50k in available credit, but charged $800 on a $1,000 CL card.



That would only be 80% :smileytongue:

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Re: What is considered "maxxed out"?


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^Although if you have $50k in available credit, what are you doing with a $1k limit?


I liked to use my BBRZ to attain premier silver status with general spending?  LOL

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Jlu wrote:

^Although if you have $50k in available credit, what are you doing with a $1k limit?


True..... :smileytongue:

 




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