Had a Visa for 20 years, now I got the BCE

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Joe
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Had a Visa for 20 years, now I got the BCE

Postby Joe » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:32 pm

All I have had for 20 years is a Visa card with a $4000 limit. Never asked for an increase.

I had been interested in AE recently because of the extended warranty and buyer protection benefits. I have had AE offers in the past, but it was for cards with annual fees which I did not want.

Last month I got an offer for the BC Eveyday Cash with the following -

1. 150 Reward Dollars after spending $500 in first 3 months (normally 100 w/$1000)

2. 0% introductory APR for 15 months (normally for 12 months)

I did some research and found out this was a good card to get. I applied online and was approived instantly.

I received the card and it has a $7600 limit. In researching I found this website and the stuff about asking for a 3X increase after 60 days so I will give that a try.

Of course I now use this card in place of my Visa wherever I can.


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Postby marzbarz » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:41 pm

Congrats! The BCE is a great card! Use it as much as you can and watch the cash rewards build up!
AMEX Blue Cash: $23,500
CITI Doublecash (World MC): $6,600
CAPONE Quicksilver (VISA Signature): $12,500
CHASE Freedom (VISA Signature): $20,000
USAA Rewards (World MC): $13,500
USAA Rewards (VISA): $18,500

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Postby Calipso » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:52 pm

Good promotion. $150 for $500 spend. I only got the $100 for $1000 spend.

It's a solid card. Kudos.
My Limits:
NFCU NavCheck: $15,000/NFCU Platinum: $11,500/NFCU nRewards: $8,000
Chase Freedom: $6,500/Chase Slate: $6,000/CSP: $5,000/Marriott Rewards Primier: $5,000/United MileagePlus Explorer: $5,000/Southwest Primier: $3,000
Citi Hilton HHonors: $9,700/Citi Simplicity: $8,200/Citi Forward: $5,500
AMEX Blue Cash Everyday: $8,000/SPG AMEX: $5,000/AMEX Everyday: $5,000/AMEX Delta Skymiles Platinum: $3,400
Discover IT: $7,700
Barclay's NFL Extra Points (Carolina Panthers): $5,000
DCU Platinum: $3,000
RTN FCU CC: $2,000
CCCU Platinum Rewards Visa: $2,000

Current total limit: $129,500


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Postby Joe » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:33 pm

Thanks guys.

I was happy to get the card just to be able to have the extended warranty and buyer protection. I was even more delighted to see that they gave me a better deal than their normal offering.



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