Regular Contributor
Viper786
Posts: 190
Registered: ‎04-15-2011
Re: can applying for a credit card raise a credit score?

When my Chase Freedom started reporting, my score went up a little bit (don't remember exactly how much, it was a year ago) but that was because it significantly helped my util

EQ - 689 FICO - ScoreWatch (6/14) | TU - 701 FICO - Lender Pull (5/14) | EX - 708 - FICO Lender Pull (6/14)
Amazon Store Card - $4000 | Amex BCE - $2k | Barclaycard Ring - $2.5k | Capital One - $500 | Capital One - $3000 | Chase Freedom - $3.5k | Citi Diamond Preferred - $1000 | Discover It - $1500 | Macy's - $1500