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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 - 724 FICO - ScoreWatch (6/2015) | TU - 732 FICO - Lender Pull (6/2015) | EX - ??
Amazon Store Card - $5000 | Amex BCE - $2k | Barclaycard Ring - $2.5k | Capital One - $1000 | Capital One Quicksilver - $3000 | Capital One Venture - $10,000 | Capital One VentureOne - $7500 | Chase Freedom - $3.5k | Citi Diamond Preferred - $1000 | Discover It - $1900 | Macy's - $1700 | Lowes - $12000