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Viper786
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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 - 725 FICO - Lender Pull (1/13) | TU - 737 FICO - Lender Pull (1/13) | EX - 736 - FICO Lender Pull (1/13)
Amazon Store Card - $2800 | Amex Zync - NPSL | Amex BCE - $2k | Barclaycard Ring - $2.5k | Capital One - $500 | Chase Freedom - $3.5k | Discover It - $1500 | Macy's - $1500