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WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

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WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

I put in an application on Wednesday.  Got a message saying something about theyll review my application and ill know in a few weeks.

 

Yesterday on Thursday, they called me to verfiy me, since I ahd a fraud alert.

 

My Equifax is 789.  Experian (Fako) 747.  Transunion 714.

 

They told me they were pulling Experian (Fako) only.

 

I wake up this morning, 2 days later and I have an Inquiry.  I got ahead and pull another Experian Report.

 

My Credit L:imits are

 

Orchard Bank - $400

Wells Fargo – $1400

Dell – $3000

Macys - $500

Walmart - $$1200 –

 

Total - $6000

 

Now they havent said Im approved yet, but I saw this on my credit report.

 

 

Score jump from 747 to 761. 

 

This $8400 credit limit, is more then all my Credit cards combined.  Its the largest card limit ive ever had in my life.  Ive finally made it to the big leagues.

Equifax - 789 Experian - 747 (Fako) Transunion - 715


Starting Score: 620
Current Score: 789
Goal Score: 800


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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select


terren2000 wrote:

I put in an application on Wednesday.  Got a message saying something about theyll review my application and ill know in a few weeks.

 

Yesterday on Thursday, they called me to verfiy me, since I ahd a fraud alert.

 

My Equifax is 789.  Experian (Fako) 747.  Transunion 714.

 

They told me they were pulling Experian (Fako) only.

 

I wake up this morning, 2 days later and I have an Inquiry.  I got ahead and pull another Experian Report.

 

My Credit L:imits are

 

Orchard Bank - $400

Wells Fargo – $1400

Dell – $3000

Macys - $500

Walmart - $$1200 –

 

Total - $6000

 

Now they havent said Im approved yet, but I saw this on my credit report.

 

 

Score jump from 747 to 761. 

 

This $8400 credit limit, is more then all my Credit cards combined.  Its the largest card limit ive ever had in my life.  Ive finally made it to the big leagues.


That's awesome! Congrats! by the way what is the annual income you put? If you don't want to say I understand


Starting Score: EQ 686 10/18/11, TU 689 10/25/11, EX 685 10/11 (Amex Pull)....these are all FICO scores
Current Score: EQ 702 10/24/11, TU 689, EX 685
Goal Score: 750+

Score Update: EQ: 743 (02/03/12) TU: 741 (Walmart 01/11/12), now 761 as of 01/27/12 (Walmart), EX: 741 (Amex 01/04/12)
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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

I put $45,000

Equifax - 789 Experian - 747 (Fako) Transunion - 715


Starting Score: 620
Current Score: 789
Goal Score: 800


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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

I put Rent $650.00

Equifax - 789 Experian - 747 (Fako) Transunion - 715


Starting Score: 620
Current Score: 789
Goal Score: 800


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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

Congrats !!

 

Great CL. Your score jump, was it on your EQ? Probably the new CL lowered your util?




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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

It hasnt registered on my Equifax yet.  My Experian jump.

 

My utilization went from 85% available, to 94.4% available.

Equifax - 789 Experian - 747 (Fako) Transunion - 715


Starting Score: 620
Current Score: 789
Goal Score: 800


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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

Nice job!  I must say I really like Citi ever since they trusted me with cards as an 18 y/o (mistake on their part).  Congrats!  Is this the one with the rotating categories?

 

11/30/08 TU 648 EX 672 EQ 656 SEPT 2014 TU 787 EX 789 EQ ???
Amex BCP $24.1K/Clear $8.5- Sallie Mae $27.5 -Cap One QS $7.5 - Chase Freedom $7.5/United $5k/CSP $20k/Ink- Citi DP $9.5/Dividend $13k/HHHx2 $15k/16.4/Reserve $4.5k Best Buy $1940 HD $1701- Discover IT $15k - Elan $8k GEMB Lowes $20k - Macy's $2k - Kohl's $800




Starting Score: 648
Current Score: 736
Goal Score: 765


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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

Congratulations! This IS great news. Amazing that this one card has a higher CL than all of your other cards combined.

Citi is historically good with initial credit limits. They are also very good with CLI.

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Re: WoW!!! Just Got a Citi Platinum Select

It's really scary what a increase of util by 10% can do to your score. My util increased by about 4% and I lost 8 points on TU

 

In tihs case your util went down. I eager to see my score after my discover reports. Util will go down by 25%