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amex credit line increases

Postby craigm1 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:17 pm

Have had a blue cash card with a $1100 limit and then 6 months ago got increased to $3800 just had them increase the limited yesterday to $6800 anybody else seeing unsolicited increases coming in on there credit cards maybe there starting to loosen up credit?

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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:41 pm

That is awesome you are getting unsolicited increases on your Blue Cash, because I am not any my limit is pitiful because I switched it over to my Simply Cash card a couple years ago and it's no longer possible to switch it back.

Are you getting these credit line increases without asking at all?
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Postby craigm1 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:52 pm

the limit was not solicited by me but keep in mind I have been maxing the card out for the last year every month and paying it off monthly. I think they are looking at my spending last year spent $31k some months had to pay the card off before end of the month because I was almost maxed out. what is the difference between simply cash and the blue cash.
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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:46 pm

I guess that must be why you got the increases.

The Simply Cash is a cash back business card from Amex but sole propriatorships can apply. Credit Card Forum advertises the card and you can find a review of it through the search.
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