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amex what gives?

i recieved my amex zync today! woo 

but there was no credit score or reasons for having a hard limit. 

i know they usually check ex  but i got a hit on my tu as well which im fine with. 

 

any specific place that thats in? 

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Re: amex what gives?

Maybe you got away with NPSL?

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Re: amex what gives?

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it goes 

zync card 

isuuer american express centurian bank

spending limit 500

cardmember name xxxxxxxxxxxxx

account ending in xxxxx

 

 

they gave me a 10 dollar credit for signing up for auto pay though. which they requried to get the 500 limit vs the 200 limit. 

 

my inquries were getting a little out of contol and my aaoa dropped huge this summer. 

thats why i wanted what amex saw my score was. 

but i looked throug the cheap paper that everything was printed on and no mention of a score. 

Current: Discover Fico 709 3/15 Walmart Fico 743 4/15

Inquiries (24 Months): EQ 6 TU 1 EX 6 | Most Recent: 4/09/2015
Over 12 Months:9


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Discover IT$6,400
Citi DC $10,000
Citizens Mastercard$7,000
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Re: amex what gives?

when i got my Zync back in June it didn't give me any info on that either. I also accepted the $500 hard limit, but didn't mind b/c they approved me with such poor scores. EX FICO was ~568 give or take at that time.

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Starting Scores: EQ:571 EX:??? TU:597
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Re: amex what gives?

568...you actually got approved with that score. Wow. What are the degros you had in June when approved?

OP- grats on new card


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Re: amex what gives?

AFAIK AMEX does not give EX score if approved for a charge card product because there is no APR associated with it, your getting their best terms.



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Re: amex what gives?

I app'd for the Gold Charge and was declined so they also declined me on the Zync....I got approved for the AMEX Gold Delta and CITI AA Amex....Scores were 670 on EQ, 681 per them, on my EX and i know my TU is 669 which they didnt pull

 

Im mad i couldnt get a charge or the Zync. I wanted to start with one of those for a year and then see if i can get a better AMEX. Ill apply next month and if i dont get it, then ill wait til Next year and ill make that one of maybe 3 inquiries that ill let myself use next year


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Re: amex what gives?

In my experience if AmEx is going to send you a score they'll mail it in a separate envelope. I got my score a few days before my BCP came.


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Re: amex what gives?

My PRG did not come with a score. I checked my old Zync from 2 years ago, that didn't either.... My BCE did come with a score though.

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Re: amex what gives?

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LS2982 wrote:
AFAIK AMEX does not give EX score if approved for a charge card product because there is no APR associated with it, your getting their best terms.

this makes sense. 

but it says if i miss a payment they will charge me 35 dollars or 20 percent of the charges whichever is higher or something like that. 

kind of impossible since its linked to autopay from my checking account. 

(so basically going to replace as my debit card to where places accept amex)

oh well from now on whatever i app for in amex will be soft pull. thats all that really matters to me.

and backdate. 

 

i wont be apping anymore anyways until eithier next september or later probably till january of 14' 

i need to garden with all my new cards and the installment loan for my car

my aaoa dropped from 1.8 years and then to 1.6 and now at a whopping 7 months. 

Current: Discover Fico 709 3/15 Walmart Fico 743 4/15

Inquiries (24 Months): EQ 6 TU 1 EX 6 | Most Recent: 4/09/2015
Over 12 Months:9


2015 Goals:
Lower Utility
Earn Cash Back

Amex Zync(Unicorn)
Chase Freedom$1500
Discover IT$6,400
Citi DC $10,000
Citizens Mastercard$7,000
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