Opening a New AMEX with a hard limit. Suggestions?

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hematino
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Postby hematino » Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:43 am

Yes. Wait until January, and 1/2011 will be the opening date reflected on your credit report by Amex, thanks to the backdating from your prior Gold card.
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Postby Jslimm1985 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:54 am

hematino wrote:Yes. Wait until January, and 1/2011 will be the opening date reflected on your credit report by Amex, thanks to the backdating from your prior Gold card.


Sounds great hematino. Will do. Thank you for the clarification.
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Postby Jslimm1985 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:01 pm

So.........I finally applied for the BCE card today (about 60 seconds ago).

I was approved with an initial CL of 10k. Words can't explain how happy I am right now!!
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Dell Financial Services CC 2/2007 ($2.5K)
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AMEX BCE 01/2013 ($10K)

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AMEX Gold 1/2011(NPSL)

EXP 721 (01/02/2013) Amex
EQU 695 (01/10/2013) PenFed
TU 705 (01/22/2013) MyFico

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Postby MemberSince99 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:47 pm

Wow Congratulations that's a fantastic starting limit! It looks like they wanted to beat your current high limit card. Way to go!

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Postby Jslimm1985 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:30 pm

MemberSince99 wrote:Wow Congratulations that's a fantastic starting limit! It looks like they wanted to beat your current high limit card. Way to go!


Thank you so much. Yes, I was definitely ecstatic when the service rep said 10K.
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Credit Union MC 3/2004 ($6K)
Capital One Platinum 3/2005 ($500) :mad:
Dell Financial Services CC 2/2007 ($2.5K)
USAA Cash Rewards World MC 10/2011 ($9.5K)
AMEX BCE 01/2013 ($10K)

Chargers
AMEX Gold 1/2011(NPSL)

EXP 721 (01/02/2013) Amex
EQU 695 (01/10/2013) PenFed
TU 705 (01/22/2013) MyFico

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Postby Jslimm1985 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:34 pm

I guess my next questions is....

1. How long does it usually take to see a reflection in your credit report of the "backdating"?
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Credit Union MC 3/2004 ($6K)
Capital One Platinum 3/2005 ($500) :mad:
Dell Financial Services CC 2/2007 ($2.5K)
USAA Cash Rewards World MC 10/2011 ($9.5K)
AMEX BCE 01/2013 ($10K)

Chargers
AMEX Gold 1/2011(NPSL)

EXP 721 (01/02/2013) Amex
EQU 695 (01/10/2013) PenFed
TU 705 (01/22/2013) MyFico

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Postby MemberSince99 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:23 pm

If I remember right, it reported for me right after the first statement.

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Postby Jslimm1985 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:05 pm

Sounds good.
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Credit Union MC 3/2004 ($6K)
Capital One Platinum 3/2005 ($500) :mad:
Dell Financial Services CC 2/2007 ($2.5K)
USAA Cash Rewards World MC 10/2011 ($9.5K)
AMEX BCE 01/2013 ($10K)

Chargers
AMEX Gold 1/2011(NPSL)

EXP 721 (01/02/2013) Amex
EQU 695 (01/10/2013) PenFed
TU 705 (01/22/2013) MyFico

"Please don't thank me for serving, I want to thank you for letting me serve on your behalf"



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