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Re: What's your goal cc limits?

snowkitty wrote:
I'm curious....what is your goal credit card limit all together? All you can get, to match your salary or what?

When I started building my credit last year, my first goal was to just get approved (lol), then once I started getting cards I wanted to break the 5,000.00 credit limit on a card. I did that today with a new Amex BCE approval. I don't see really needing much more than 5k on any of my cards. So I'm curious what goals y'all set. Do you jusy always want more as you get more/better cards??

I just want to get my first 5 digit limt...without a hard pull and recover from all my new accounts and inquiries over the last year. I am hoping in six months I will have all my scores at 760+ if I don't app.


My goal later this year is to obtain Discover with a high starting limit and low APR and maybe CSP. Perhaps a Citi card...but only because they have denied me twice and I think I just want the satisfaction of getting them to say

100% Ficos: EX 762, TU 767, EQ 762 Inquiries last 1 year/6 months: EX-0/0, TU- 0/0, EQ-1/0~ last credit card app 6/24/13- New car loan 3/8/2014
Discover IT $9500~Kohls $1000~Amex BCE $2000~ Walmart Discover $7500~NFCU Signature CashRewards $16,100~ Chase Freedom MC $6000~ Chase Amazon Visa $1900~ Cap 1/HSBC MC $3500~ Amazon Store $7000~ Fingerhut $1050