I'm in rebuild mode with my credit and need credit cards but have terrible scores. I've cleaned up everything best I can and am paying everything on time, but don't have the "right" balance of credit. Are there any particular stores that are giving credit cards to by trying to develop customers right now?
Macy's, JC Penney's, Best Buy, Kay Jewelers.
i say macys too if you have 6-12 months good on time history and high 500 score. I got card less than a year ago and my limit went 300-600-1200-2400 every 3 months
As always YMMV. I was declined for Macy's. My scores were in the 580's at the time (back in Sept 2008). My wife was approved for Macy's in November (black Friday weekend) her scores were in the mid 600's.
Now as far as Macy's increases, this is her third month with the card, she called them for an increase, the rep told her they have extended increases to six months now, no longer three months. So either she got a bad customer service rep, or Macy's has changed policy because of this economic/recession BS.