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Closed CareCredit!

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Closed CareCredit!

Ill be closing Living Spaces once balance reports to 0. Less weight I have to deal with.

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Re: Closed CareCredit!


BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Ill be closing Living Spaces once balance reports to 0. Less weight I have to deal with.


Why?  Didn't you just open it and take two HPs for it?



Start: 619 (TU08, 9/2013) | Current: 802 (TU08, 3/13/18)
AMEX BCE $34000 | Discover IT $27000 | cashRewards VS $25000 | Sam's Club MC $25000 | Marvel MC $25000 | Macy's AMEX $25000 Store $25000 | Care Credit MC $20000 | BofA BBR #1 $19000 | BoA BBR #2 $18800 | Cap 1 QS WMC $17250 | JCP $15000 | CashForward WMC $14000 | Barclay Rewards WMC $14000 | Citi DC $12600 | Cash+ VS $12000 | Freedom VS $12000 | Disney VS $11500 | Cash 365 AMEX $11000 | WCU Visa $10000 | Uber VS $9000 | Blispay $7500 | Amazon VS $7300 | Target MC $5000 | Sony Card $4250 | ~~Gardening Since 4/1/18
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Re: Closed CareCredit!

Yes but it is of no use since my dad now got smilegeneration with a $6k CL. Im cleaning things up before April.

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Re: Closed CareCredit!


BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Yes but it is of no use since my dad now got smilegeneration with a $6k CL. Im cleaning things up before April.


I probably would have just SD'ed it, if I were you.  But what's going on in April?



Start: 619 (TU08, 9/2013) | Current: 802 (TU08, 3/13/18)
AMEX BCE $34000 | Discover IT $27000 | cashRewards VS $25000 | Sam's Club MC $25000 | Marvel MC $25000 | Macy's AMEX $25000 Store $25000 | Care Credit MC $20000 | BofA BBR #1 $19000 | BoA BBR #2 $18800 | Cap 1 QS WMC $17250 | JCP $15000 | CashForward WMC $14000 | Barclay Rewards WMC $14000 | Citi DC $12600 | Cash+ VS $12000 | Freedom VS $12000 | Disney VS $11500 | Cash 365 AMEX $11000 | WCU Visa $10000 | Uber VS $9000 | Blispay $7500 | Amazon VS $7300 | Target MC $5000 | Sony Card $4250 | ~~Gardening Since 4/1/18
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Senior Contributor

Re: Closed CareCredit!

Because by April all these apps, CLI, denial letters, approval letters with CCs, Accts reporting to CBs, should have finished and be ready to go on FULL garden mode.

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Senior Contributor

Re: Closed CareCredit!

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.

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Re: Closed CareCredit!


BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.


wooa... why are you removing yourself from the au accounts too? if you close carecredit and living spaces doesn't that just leave you the wells thats in your name?

I really wouldn't close those... you need 3 accounts to build and establish the best score and being that those are joint they will be better for you then the au accounts but if you remove yourself from the au accounts too you now don't have the 3 accounts to build the credit while you garden.

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Re: Closed CareCredit!

Naturally people here are going to start flipping out when you mention closing accounts.  Kudos to you OP.  However, I would recommend leaving at least two accounts open.

   
FICO Scores 800+
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


Creditaddict wrote:

BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.


wooa... why are you removing yourself from the au accounts too? if you close carecredit and living spaces doesn't that just leave you the wells thats in your name?

I really wouldn't close those... you need 3 accounts to build and establish the best score and being that those are joint they will be better for you then the au accounts but if you remove yourself from the au accounts too you now don't have the 3 accounts to build the credit while you garden.


Nobody can say this for sure.  There is no magic number.  Variety > quantity.

   
FICO Scores 800+
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Re: Closed CareCredit!


Leadberry wrote:

Creditaddict wrote:

BearsAndTurtlesRtheBest wrote:

Removed myself from AMEX Hilton card.


wooa... why are you removing yourself from the au accounts too? if you close carecredit and living spaces doesn't that just leave you the wells thats in your name?

I really wouldn't close those... you need 3 accounts to build and establish the best score and being that those are joint they will be better for you then the au accounts but if you remove yourself from the au accounts too you now don't have the 3 accounts to build the credit while you garden.


Nobody can say this for sure.  There is no magic number.  Variety > quantity.


Okay, at least for qualifying for a mortgage

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