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Re: How does Amex work?

Also,
is it true if i apply for couple of AMEX on the same day...they will count as one inquiry on the credit reports?
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Re: How does Amex work?

I requested a CLI the day after I received my Amex Blue and they gave me a 5,000 CLI instantly.
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Hey KDM:
 
I just love my new Gold Rewards Plus Card.  Been charging the hell out of it and just racking up frequent flier miles.  Great customer service too.  No funny stuff with them not approving a charge.  No problems.  Not sure what my secretive pre-set limit might be!
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Hey Fused;
 
I like mine too!  I've had no problems using it and the customer service is everything I expected it to be.  I'm hoping to rack up enough points between my two cards to help pay for my European vacation next year!
 
 


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Re: How does Amex work?

Irvin,
 
AMEX Green and Skymiles are kinda the "bargain basement", but both can be upgraded later. If you apply for both online the same day, at most you'll get one INQ per CRA. But I think AMEX only pulls TU and EX. Not EQ.
 
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I have two AMEX cards and both times they pulled EQ and EX.  This is probably bc I live in Hawaii.  EQ is far and away pulled the most in the islands.  TU is rarely pulled.
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FICO 08 Scores (03-26-2015): EQ 814, EX 817, TU 822
All three scores were 850. Lost points for not having an open installment TL. So, BE WARNED!!!!!
Credit History: 26 years ~ AAoA: 13 years ~ Util: 1% ~ Inqs: EX 1, EQ 1
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anyone know what the lowest possible APR with amex blue would be? the amex woman on the phone told me my APR at 10.9% is the lowest possible. did she lie?
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rb6p wrote:
anyone know what the lowest possible APR with amex blue would be? the amex woman on the phone told me my APR at 10.9% is the lowest possible. did she lie?

Your APR is based on your credit scores and Amex's scoring models.  10.9% is pretty darn good.  What card card are we talking about here?
Credit Profile -
FICO 08 Scores (03-26-2015): EQ 814, EX 817, TU 822
All three scores were 850. Lost points for not having an open installment TL. So, BE WARNED!!!!!
Credit History: 26 years ~ AAoA: 13 years ~ Util: 1% ~ Inqs: EX 1, EQ 1
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we're talking about blue
sol
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Hi,
Did you get approved and if so how many days did it take? I applied for the Delta card this past Thursday and got an instant approval.  I then applied for the Starwood card the next day, Friday, and got the same message you did....in progress...I was wondering if this was a denial or most likely an approval?   
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