At what age did you obtain your first Amex Card?

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Marcov719
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Postby Marcov719 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:42 am

I was 22 when I first got my Green AmEx. I'm 23 now and have Gold PRG and BCP.


Robrus1
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Postby Robrus1 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:19 pm

I was 29, and my first was AmEx Blue. About 2 months later I also got the PRG. I never knew much about credit cards until I started researching them at the ripe old age of 29.
Amex Platinum
Amex BCP 21K
Amex SPG 5K
Barclaycard Arrival Plus WEMC 5K
Chase Sapphire Preferred 23.5K
Credit Union 10K
Discover IT 7.75K

HookEmHorns
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Postby HookEmHorns » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:12 pm

Got a green and BCE at 20.
AMEX PRG~1/14--backdated to 2012
AMEX BCE~6/13--backdated to 2012
Chase Freedom~5/13
Discover IT ~12/12

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kelvSYC
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Postby kelvSYC » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:28 am

27. My parents used to work for AmEx and were (and still are) cardholders, but I was never an AU on any of their cards (AmEx or otherwise).
Current Credit Scores:
VantageScore 3.0 - 760 TU, 764 EX (11-19-16, Credit Karma)
FICO 8 - 747 EX (10-22-16, AmEx statement)
Discover - 750 TU (11-4-16, Discover statement)

Current Credit Cards:
RBC - $8000 CAD
BoA - $13500 USD
Capital One - $2750 USD
AmEx BCE - $4000 USD
Discover It - $8000 USD

Crashem
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Postby Crashem » Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:44 am

16 as AU on parents account

18 for own amex when they used to give them out like candy on campus
Amex Centurion, Amex Platinum, Amex BCP 8k->24k (5/23/12), Amex TE 15k, Cap One 1.5% 15k->20k (8/7/13), CSP 25k, Chase Palladium 100k, Citibank AA 35k (AU), Firestone 1.8k->2.2k->2.4k (8/20/12), JFCU Jloc 30k, PenFed Plat Rewards 30k, SF Fire 30k, US Bank Cash+ 25k

fantasy86dj
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Postby fantasy86dj » Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:16 am

I was 25 when I got the charge card :)

DeeJay8385
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Postby DeeJay8385 » Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:17 am

I'm 28 and was recently approved for the CBE. So excited to be apart of the AMEX family
FICO scores (myfico.com):
11/04/14 EQ 746, EX 712, TU 746
02/20/14 EQ 657,EX 649, TU 689


Current Cards:
Discover IT - 3/2013 $1,200; CLI 9/24/13 $1,500; CLI 12/26/13 $1,900;3/26/14 $4,400
Citibank TYP - 9/2013 $1,000 CLI: 4/29/14 $2,100; CLI 10/29/14 $3,400
AMEX BCE - 9/2013 $1,000;CLI 5/19/2014 $2,200;CLI 11/19/14 $6,600
BestBuy Store Card - 10/2013 -$1,000
Barclaycard Arrival MC - 1/2014 $2,500, Auto CLI 8/12/14 $6,500
Bank of America Cash Rewards - 10/21/2014 $5,000
Barclaycard Carnival World MC- 4/4/15 $3000

Closed Cards
Capital One Secure MC - $651 6/2011-10/29/14

harteaga
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Postby harteaga » Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:41 am

I was 19 :D . I started out with the Zync (aka the unicorn card xD).
Capital One Journey Student Rewards: $750 CL
AmEx ZYNC: NPSL
AmEx Blue Cash Everday: $6,600 CL
AmEx PRG: NPSL
Chase Slate: $900 CL
Chase Sapphire Preferred: $5,000 CL
Synchrony FInancial: $1,700 CL

Jarrodpd
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Postby Jarrodpd » Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:15 pm

Im 19 and about a month ago applied for an HHonors card and was approved for $2.9K, a week later they sent me an offer to get 50K MR points on a PRG.
[size=80]USAA Secured Mastercard: $600 @9.9% APR
USAA Platinum Mastercard: $1500 @12.9% APR CLIed to $2500
American Express HHonors no AF: $2900 @17.24% APR CLIed to $8700
American Express Premier Rewards Gold: NPSL
American Express Platinum: NPSL

Exp: 721|Equ: 708|Tu: 729 (5th October 2014)[/size] | Exp: 743|Equ: 734|Tu: 743 (3rd December 2014)

craigm1
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Postby craigm1 » Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:23 pm

20 it was 1989 first card, back then they had apps in stores
Current Cards: American Express:Grandfathered Blue Cash CL 34k member since 89
Chase Freedom CL 7.5k member since 04
Chase Marriot Rewards Premier CL 20k member since 13
Chase Sapphire Preferred CL 25K member since 13
Bank Americard Cash Rewards Signature Visa CL 14k member since 11
Discover Cashback Bonus $10.5k member since 11
US Bank Cash + Signature Visa 19k member since 12
Citibank Thank You Preffered World Mastercard $16.5k member since 14



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