02-08-2013 06:34 PM - edited 02-11-2013 11:18 AM
Thanks to everyone in the rebuilding forum for helping me to rebuild me & DHs credut enough to grab some nice cards.
I though that I'd be working on my credit for another year, at the very least. And for DH, I thought that we'd have to wait for his COs to fall off in the fall, but from the advice of ppl in this forum, from 2 months of GWing and PFDs - we've gotten our credit to a decent place to secure some decent cards. I am very happy with our current trends and very thankful to all of you who've contributed. People here are so knowledgeable and I TRULY appreciate that!!!!!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you for helping us to rebuild.
We snagged these today...
(2) Discover IT cards
NFCU Visa Siggy (thru PC)
As of 2/11, Chase Freedom - $4K CL - successful recon!!
And it wouldnt have been possible without some great advice, knowledgeable responses, and spoken truths!
02-08-2013 06:47 PM
You rock Newbie!!!
02-08-2013 07:58 PM
Thanks, Shogun! I want everyone to feel this sense of hope, pride, and thankfulness! WE CAN DO IT!
02-09-2013 09:40 AM
All 7 credit cards in one day though? Could be totally wrong, but isn't that a bad idea?
These are 7 cards that me AND DH snagged together. I only picked up the Discover, Amex, Chase, & PC'd to Visa Siggy. He picked up the others. I'd agree that 7 cards for ONE individual in one day would probably be a bit too much for FICO purposes. But either way, I just cant wait for our scores to jump in 6-12months after we've gardened with these new accounts.
02-11-2013 11:20 AM
Thanks Everyone! It's really an amazing feeling when you look at how far you've come. The forums have changed our lives for the better. We're now more knowledgeable, more responsible, and more creditworthy!
02-11-2013 01:38 PM
Newbie's buying dinner!!!!
02-11-2013 01:48 PM
Drinks all around! (except for those on the wagon ;-) - soda water for you guys!)