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Firestone CLI

rgill
Regular Contributor

Firestone CLI

I've been a roll with Approvals so I figured I'd ask on my Firestone card since I am about to purchase some new tires for my new car.  I ran about $900 through the card over the last 6 months on some work I had done to my old car.  She indicated the CLI request was a SP so I went for it and they bumped it to $1200 from $1000.  Ill take anything on a SP!

Filed BK Chp 7 4/2015 - Discharged 8/2015 || Scores at Discharge- EX- 522, TU- 478, EQ- 488
Current scores - EX- 635, TU- 641, EQ- 637 (04/16) || Total CL - $30,600 || Util - 12%
NFCU GORewards - $10,000 | NFCU cashRewards - $10,000 | Cap1 QS1 - $1,300 | Cap1 Platinum - $1,300 | Sony Card - $800 | Comenity Cards (5) - $2200 | Firestone - $1,200 | Merrick Bank - $500 | Credit One - $550 | First Premier - $700 | Fingerhut - $250 | Amazon Store Card - $900 | Wal-Mart - $900
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humuhumunukunukuapuaa
Senior Contributor

Re: Firestone CLI

Congratulations on your CLI Smiley Happy



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pipeguy
Senior Contributor

Re: Firestone CLI

My Firestone card started at $600, after 6 months it went to $1200 then after a year went to $2000 and they would not increase it after that no matter what my scores or income (both greatly increased). I ended up closing it last year because of the low limit and every time I go in for a quoted special it ends up being twice as much (I call that the the Jiffy Lube effect).  Actually I no longer needed it as I have much better cards now and I use Sams Club for tires (better selection, better prices) which offers zero percent financing on most larger sales too. 

 

It was a useful card, I don't think I ever paid a penny of interest over the 3+ years I had the card between extended financing and paying in full for smaler sales. .

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RonM21
Valued Contributor

Re: Firestone CLI

Congrats on the increase!
                

Total CL: $314.7kUTL: 2%AAoA: 6.8yrsBaddies: 0Other: Lease, Loan, *No Mortgage, All Inq's from Jun '20 Car Shopping

BoA-55k | NFCU-45k | DISC-40.6k | PENFED-38.4k | AMEX-37k | LOWES-35k | ALLIANT-25k | BARCLAYS-15k | CITI-13.7k | CHASE-10k

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alextercero
Super Contributor

Re: Firestone CLI

Congrats

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bradacook
Established Member

Re: Firestone CLI

I just recetly closed mine, for no apprent reason they lowered mine from 2000 to 1800? My credit has been on the rise, I did't want to worry about them continuming to lower my credit.

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CountryLivin
Valued Contributor

Re: Firestone CLI

Congratulations!

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