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9 months later and 84 points higher!

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9 months later and 84 points higher!

9 months ago, I decided to take action of my credit and improve it. I was sick and tired of the situation so I decided to sign up for this site and take control. Now I am no where near where I want to be but I've improved none the less. Where at once I had no credit available credit, I now have 4 and with major companies. After registering for this site I seeing how bad my credit was I figured why not take the chance and sign up of a capitalone card to try and rebuild my credit. With my luck i was approved for for card 500CL. I used this card as my gas card and only paid for gas with it. As gas was charges to manage and payoff. After doing this for a few months my CL was upped to 750. After this happen I continued doing the same thing and to see how long I could go. Then for whatever reason last month I decided to apply for the capital one cash rewards card and with my luck I was approved with a 1000CL. On the same day I also applied for a chase freedom card and was also approved with a 1000CL. After paying off my statement balance this month, I decided to aim high and complete and completed a mail offer letter I got from AmEx for a Green card. Again with my luck I was approved for a green card with no spending limit. Today I decided to aim high again and applied for a discover it card, I was approved but only this time I had to call in and answer a few questions about my past.

I'm happy to say thanks to all of you guys I now have 4 cards and I'm up 84 points.

Chase Freedom (1000 CL), Capital One No-Hassle (750 CL) & Cash Rewards (1000 CL) American Express Green (NSPL), Discover Card IT (1500 CL).

AMEX Green: NPSL | AMEX BCE: 6K | Chase CSP: 5K | Chase Freedom: 1.5K | Chase SW (AU): 10K | Discover IT: 2K | WF CashBack: 1K | Cap1 No-Hassel: 1.25K | Cap1 CashBack: 1.5K
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Regular Contributor

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Awesome! What were you starting scores?

Amex Green Amex Gold Delta Rewards Discover IT CU Rewards Visa Closed on my new home 5/2013!

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Valued Member

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

 I was at 545, now at 629 average score. 

AMEX Green: NPSL | AMEX BCE: 6K | Chase CSP: 5K | Chase Freedom: 1.5K | Chase SW (AU): 10K | Discover IT: 2K | WF CashBack: 1K | Cap1 No-Hassel: 1.25K | Cap1 CashBack: 1.5K
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Moderator Emeritus

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Nice work!

Starting Score: 504
July 2013 score:
EQ FICO 819, TU08 778, EX "806 lender pull 07/26/2013
Goal Score: All Scores 760+, Newest goal 800+
Take the myFICO Fitness Challenge

Current scores after adding $81K in CLs and 2 new cars since July 2013
EQ:809 TU 777 EX 790 Now it's just garden time!

June 2017 update: All scores over 820, just pure gardening now.
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Established Member

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Is that trans union or your fico score ?

Starting Score: 523
Current Score: 664
Goal Score: 700


Take the myFICO Fitness Challenge
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Established Contributor

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Congrats

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Regular Contributor

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Congrats awesome job

699 TU FICO 11/2017
In Garden till Summer 2018
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Frequent Contributor

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Congrats!

Starting Score: 526 EXP 09/2012 600 FICO 10/2012 608 EX (lenderpull)11/2012
Current Score: 705 FICO TU (10/2014)Take the FICO Fitness Challenge
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Valued Member

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!


Chi2012 wrote:
Is that trans union or your fico score ?

fico score

AMEX Green: NPSL | AMEX BCE: 6K | Chase CSP: 5K | Chase Freedom: 1.5K | Chase SW (AU): 10K | Discover IT: 2K | WF CashBack: 1K | Cap1 No-Hassel: 1.25K | Cap1 CashBack: 1.5K
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New Contributor

Re: 9 months later and 84 points higher!

Jealous.
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