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Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

I dont get how some get their card,  immediately call and get an increase. While other,(ME) get theirs, $400 limit, and actually USE this card, and cannot get an increase due to"inssufficent history with current limit" or some crap like that.

 

So frustrating.

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

I'm having the same experience with them. Our time will come. 


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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

When I get my statement cut this month I'm going to call and try for the hell of it.  I put around $500 through and PIF before the end of the cycle.  I'll let you know how it goes.

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others
Really, i dont see how people get increases before the 4th biling cycle. Hasnt worked for me at all. Not with amazon eithier. I pay in full and use amazon alot for my daughter( thats another story)
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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

do you guys talk to a real person? or put it in the system? 

do you have hight util overall when asking? 

any baddies? 

 

other cards with higher limts? 

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

Yeah that's kind of why I want to test it.  My credit is obviously not good, so it's a good test to see how flexible they are.  Going to shoot for 2k too.  With no hard pull I can't see the harm. 

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

Jutz wrote:

Yeah that's kind of why I want to test it.  My credit is obviously not good, so it's a good test to see how flexible they are.  Going to shoot for 2k too.  With no hard pull I can't see the harm. 


like i stated in other threads. 

orginally i got approved in july for 800 and asked for a cli to 3k oct 1st so less then 3 months with the card. 

mind you i have other cards with 2/3k limits 

i had 3% util when i asked (thats out of 10k in limits)

and only one card reporting a balance

no baddies. 

just a short aaoa. 

no missed no lates nothing. 

 

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others

No balances on anything else. I've talked to 2 different people, and tried the automated too. I mean we are a family of 5, and we use walmart alot! So a $400 limit can go quick with 3 kids, and can gas on it too.. and it's paid in full.

 

Just so frustrating that some get it quicker, but hey, guess that's why it's called life, and it isnt' always fair. Hmph! :smileylol:

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others
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S7 wrote:

No balances on anything else. I've talked to 2 different people, and tried the automated too. I mean we are a family of 5, and we use walmart alot! So a $400 limit can go quick with 3 kids, and can gas on it too.. and it's paid in full.

 

Just so frustrating that some get it quicker, but hey, guess that's why it's called life, and it isnt' always fair. Hmph! :smileylol:


how long have you had the card? may be best to just wait it out and ask at the four months.. 

i mean if you keep asking it wont hurt since its only a soft pull. 

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Re: Walmart CLI easy for some, not for others
If you ask for an increase online or through the automated system you'll get that or a small increase. You need to call underwriting for big increases. I went from 1300 to 8000 two weeks ago just from calling the backdoor number.
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