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Update! Capital One Prequal...

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Update! Capital One Prequal...

I'm sooooo nervous to apply. I received the

"Congratulations! We think you’ll like this pre-qualified card offer(s)."

Platinum and QS1.

I burned them bad and boy do I mean bad.


I went ahead and applied for the platinum, as advised on here to do since it's easy to PC. 

$2000 SL!!!  I am in total shock! Yay me! Tomorrow is one week post Ch7 DC. 

 

BK CH7--Filed September 25, 2018--D/C Jan.4, 2019
{FICO8 Feb.12, 2019--TU 580--EX 600--EQ 626}

Credit One Visa ($500 now $700) Nov. 2018
SelfLender (2 year) Nov. 2018
Capital One Platinum MC ($2000) Jan. 2019
Target RedCard ($500) April 2019
Venus Comenity ($500) May 2019 no HP


FICO 8 SCORES: 06-02-2019616 TU613 EX638 EQ
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Re: Capital One Prequal and need advice please!


@StartingOver2018 wrote:

I'm sooooo nervous to apply. I received the

"Congratulations! We think you’ll like this pre-qualified card offer(s)."

Platinum and QS1.

I burned them bad and boy do I mean bad.


I would be leary based on the text.  I got something from Chase like this and I was still declined for a card from them and they were IIB for me.




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Re: Update! Capital One Prequal...

Maybe firemedic will chime in... on another thread they said they were approved 3 weeks out and did burn them. From what I'm seeing their prequal site seems legit.

From what I've seen chase seems to be a no go for a while even if you didnt burn them.
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@Singsonbing wrote:
Maybe firemedic will chime in... on another thread they said they were approved 3 weeks out and did burn them. From what I'm seeing their prequal site seems legit.

From what I've seen chase seems to be a no go for a while even if you didnt burn them.

You are right and I just realized this is Captial One.  They seem better about letting you back in.




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Re: Update! Capital One Prequal...

Congratulations..... 2000 sl not bad to start with.
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Congrats!!!!
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Re: Update! Capital One Prequal...

How much did you burn them?







Family Member made me an AU on: 2008 Sears MC $2,001, 2016 SEARS Store Card $2,001, 2011 Synchrony Home $5,500 , 2003 FNBO Visa $9,900, 2008 Macys Amex $1900, 2008 Kohls $2,000, 2008 JC Penny $4,500, 2016 TJX Mastercard $1,500, 2019 SDFCU PowerCash Visa $10,000, 2018 AAdvantage Aviator MC $5,600, 2018 HSN $4,500, and 2016 Local Credit Union Visa $5,000. Waiting on them to all report over the next month... Only Kohls is reporting so far... WITH AGE. They use AZEO method.

Member of:
Andrews FCU (Share), PENFED CU (Checking/Share), SDFCU (Share), Alliant CU (Checking/Share), NASA FCU (Share), NWFCU (Checking/Share), Ally Bank (Checking/Savings), BofA (Checking/Share), Navigant CU (Share), Greenwood CU (Share), Elements Financial CU (Share), Ocean State CU (Share), SDFCU (Share), Wells Fargo (Checking), RI Credit Union (Share), CashApp, PayPal Premier (for free direct deposit access with cash card), Paypal Business - Grandfathered 1.5% Cash Back on Biz Debit), Apple Pay Cash, and Venmo.

I WANT to join: Hanscom FCU (For the 2 day early direct deposit).


Burned:
DCU, NFCU, Comenity, Synchrony, Barclays, Discover, Amex, Webbank (Avant), Santander, Citi (Shell), DSNB (Macys), TDRCS (Target+Nordstrom), Capital One (Personal & Business, Kohls, and GM), CreditFirst(Firestone)
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@StartingOver2018 wrote:

I'm sooooo nervous to apply. I received the

"Congratulations! We think you’ll like this pre-qualified card offer(s)."

Platinum and QS1.

I burned them bad and boy do I mean bad.


I went ahead and applied for the platinum, as advised on here to do since it's easy to PC. 

$2000 SL!!!  I am in total shock! Yay me! Tomorrow is one week post Ch7 DC. 

 


Congrats! The same exact amount I started with as my 1st card out of BK. But I did have a auto loan at the time with perfect payments with Cap1 that I reaffirmed and it was paid off 8 months after BK. To the other poster. Chase, BoA, Citi wont touch you with a BK.You have a better shot at getting hit by lightning than getting approved right out of BK. AMEX is 5yrs 3 Months though. You made the right choice. Wait for your 3rd statement to cut and then go online and hit the SP CLI. Then their credit steps will kick in at 6 months.





My posts are JMHO. I DO NOT claim to be a FICO expert. Just sharing my experiences from rebuild to recovery after BK DC. My siggy is not to brag at all. Just to show fellow members what can be accomplished when you do it right and play the FICO Credit Game.
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Thanks, FireMedic!!😊
BK CH7--Filed September 25, 2018--D/C Jan.4, 2019
{FICO8 Feb.12, 2019--TU 580--EX 600--EQ 626}

Credit One Visa ($500 now $700) Nov. 2018
SelfLender (2 year) Nov. 2018
Capital One Platinum MC ($2000) Jan. 2019
Target RedCard ($500) April 2019
Venus Comenity ($500) May 2019 no HP


FICO 8 SCORES: 06-02-2019616 TU613 EX638 EQ
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Re: Update! Capital One Prequal...

Hi StartingOver,

Congrats!

When you say you "burned them bad" exactly how bad?

I've been checking the prequal site daily, today is exactly one year since filing and Capital One still hates me.

My scores are all in the 630-640 range.

If only we could get into the mind of Capital One....

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