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Calipso
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Postby Calipso » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:34 pm

Bump the thread.

Just approved for Citibank Hilton Honors card for $8,300 and the Chase Marriott Rewards card for $5,000. Used the promo offers on this site.

Spend $1000 in under 3 months get 50,000 points for Chase Marriott. I get a free night (Category 1-4) for approval). Citibank Hilton Hhonors I spend $1,000 over 4 months and I get an 40,000 points. Right now I'm at 74,000 hilton points from my Amex bonus + spend. So I'll be at 114,000+ Hilton points soon.

This brings my running available credit over $100k and now gives me four Citibank cards and seven Chase cards.
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 FutureBillionaire » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:59 pm

Calipso wrote:Bump the thread.

Just approved for Citibank Hilton Honors card for $8,300 and the Chase Marriott Rewards card for $5,000. Used the promo offers on this site.

Spend $1000 in under 3 months get 50,000 points for Chase Marriott. I get a free night (Category 1-4) for approval). Citibank Hilton Hhonors I spend $1,000 over 4 months and I get an 40,000 points. Right now I'm at 74,000 hilton points from my Amex bonus + spend. So I'll be at 114,000+ Hilton points soon.

This brings my running available credit over $100k and now gives me four Citibank cards and seven Chase cards.


I need a cheap way to check my credit scores. I'm thinking about going for an increase, but i'm not sure where I'm at...
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape

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Postby FutureBillionaire » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:00 pm

Calipso wrote:Bump the thread.

Just approved for Citibank Hilton Honors card for $8,300 and the Chase Marriott Rewards card for $5,000. Used the promo offers on this site.

Spend $1000 in under 3 months get 50,000 points for Chase Marriott. I get a free night (Category 1-4) for approval). Citibank Hilton Hhonors I spend $1,000 over 4 months and I get an 40,000 points. Right now I'm at 74,000 hilton points from my Amex bonus + spend. So I'll be at 114,000+ Hilton points soon.

This brings my running available credit over $100k and now gives me four Citibank cards and seven Chase cards.


Congrats on your approvals as well. That's alot of credit.
Gas: Discover It, Penfed Platinum Rewards x2, Chase freedom, Citi TYP
Plane tickets: CSP
Groceries: AMEX BCP, Penfed Platinum Rewards,Citi TYP
Clothes: Express, Amex BCP, Discover IT
Amazon: Citi Forward, Cash +
Restaurants: Citi Forward, Chase Freedom, Discover IT, CSP
Hotels and other travel: Discover Escape, CSP
Movies: BofA travel rewards visa signature(fandango), Discover IT, Citi Forward, Freedom
Bars, clubs, tomfoolery: CSP, Citi Forward, Discover IT, Freedom
Balance transfers: Kroger 123 rewards
Bill Pay: Chase Ink Plus, Citi Forward
Everyday spending: Bofa Accelerated cash rewards amex, Discover Escape

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Postby TheLethargicAge » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:18 pm

FutureBillionaire wrote:I need a cheap way to check my credit scores. I'm thinking about going for an increase, but i'm not sure where I'm at...


Follow this link: https://www.navyfederal.org/vendors/vendorMain.php?var1=EquifaxDiscounts

Click on "Proceed to Equifax"

Select "Score Power with FICO Score" from the Equifax Products menu. It's only $12.95 (it doesn't matter if you're not a NFCU member)
Blue Cash Preferred ($24K), Costco TrueEarnings ($8K), Better Balance Rewards ($6K), CashForward ($15K), Sallie Mae Rewards ($10K), Quicksilver ($17K), AARP Rewards ($15K), Freedom ($15K), Double Cash ($16.5K), It ($28.5K), Fidelity Investment Rewards ($18K), Cash+ ($11K)



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