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Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

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Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

I am so excited! After having some issues with a Discover It Secured card, I decided to apply for the Nordstrom card in my mind I  figured if I get approved for the Visa, awesome but the store card would benefit me as well. Well I did the online app, and got a message to call in, after a verification phone call they told me I was approved for Nordstrom Visa for 1500$ I was estatic. 

 

This is my first primary card after having horrible credit since I was 19 and messing up some AMEX cards in my name. Currently, I have this card, a Capital One QS1 I am an AU on with 500$ limit, A loan from Onemain (this was to establish loan history) for 3200$, Currently my Credit Karma Score is TU 677 and EQ 655. My FICO8 score with Experian is 744

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Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Well there ya go!  Congrats and IT'S A VISASmiley Very Happy

Your Lemons to Lemonade link:

https://ficoforums.myfico.com/t5/Credit-Card-Applications/DISCOVER-FORM-4506-T/m-p/5775238/highlight...

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Valued Contributor

Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Congratulations!


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Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Congrats on your approval!!
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Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Welcome To myFICO Forums and

 

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Established Contributor

Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Awesome!  Congrats!

 

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Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

congrats! by the way don't pay any attention to Credit Karma. Those scores are fake. The magic is in the FICO scores.

 

again congrats! :-)

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Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Is the Experian website a pretty reliable source for credit scores?
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Valued Member

Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Congrats!

Looks like you're chipping away at some of the damage from earlier missteps in your credit use.

 

I know that feeling.. but for me, after only about 2 to 3 years I'm pretty happy with where I am and other than some judicious and responsible use along with pure time, I'm quite happy with where I am... and I'm sure you can be the same!  Congrats and good luck long term!

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Re: Nordstrom Visa- 1500$! First Primary Card!

Congratulations on your approval!

December 2019 Current Scores:
Experian-670
TransUnion-679
Equifax-688
Goal for 2019: Scores of 675 all across the board.
Gardening until Spring 2020

Cap One (PCed to Quicksilver 7/20/18) $500
C1 Quicksilver One $2.6K
DiscoverIt Chrome $2.3K
Walmart Store Card $500
Ollo Rewards Card $800
Amazon Store Card $1K

Cards I Want: Paypal 2%, CareCredit, Capital One Savor

Total Utilization: 37%
No baddies
Inquiries to Date- 3


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