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Sep 3, 19, 3:57 pm
Replies: 2,455
Views: 756,181
Posted By jimbaum

Still not working... Used a different phone...

Still not working...
Used a different phone number that is not even registered. Was a no-go. Perhaps they know how to screen the Gmail usernmae with [email protected] or [email protected] ...
Sep 2, 19, 11:22 am
Replies: 2,455
Views: 756,181
Posted By jimbaum

I had a family member try and sign up for a new...

I had a family member try and sign up for a new Aadvantage account, but an error popped up showing that an account with same credentials already exist, and to call AAdvantage?

The family member...
Forum: Japan
May 15, 19, 6:17 pm
Replies: 550
Views: 142,174
Posted By jimbaum

Has anyone tried Japan Rail Pass data SIM? ...

Has anyone tried Japan Rail Pass data SIM? Starting at 8 days of unlimited data for $20. Free delivery within the US.
https://www.japan-rail-pass.com/services/simcard

They do not guarantee...
May 12, 19, 7:21 pm
Replies: 2,455
Views: 756,181
Posted By jimbaum

My wife applied on 3/2 and 4/14 (approved for...

My wife applied on 3/2 and 4/14 (approved for both). Decided to apply again today (5/12). This does not violate the 2 cards in 60-day rule. The app process cleared the application screen and she...
Dec 10, 18, 7:35 am
Replies: 3,310
Views: 550,097
Posted By jimbaum

Bonus req on chat also denied after the agent...

Bonus req on chat also denied after the agent went away for a few minutes...

I would like to inform you that these marketing offer are decided by our marketing specialist team and are account...
May 18, 18, 6:10 am
Replies: 3,310
Views: 550,097
Posted By jimbaum

2nd bonus bump

Although this was not done intentionally, I managed to get two bonus bumps on the same card.

Before I post this potential loop hole publicly, I wanted to consult with an expert.
Feb 13, 18, 7:48 pm
Replies: 3,310
Views: 550,097
Posted By jimbaum

Just got the email that my wife was approved....

Just got the email that my wife was approved. Hopefully, we can now resume our normal schedule...
Feb 10, 18, 5:34 pm
Replies: 3,310
Views: 550,097
Posted By jimbaum

My wife got the instant denial, then received a...

My wife got the instant denial, then received a letter requesting for W-2. Sent that in about 2 weeks ago still waiting to hear back.

I got the same denial wanting my W-2. Wish they woud've asked...
Sep 6, 17, 6:32 am
Replies: 4,474
Views: 737,034
Posted By jimbaum

Credit Line decrease during approval process

I've been decreasing me and my wife's credit line via 2 methods: SM & during application. Here is my experience.

SM:
Just asking for a CL decrease may or may not get done in 1 SM. Sometimes they...
Sep 6, 17, 6:11 am
Replies: 4,474
Views: 737,034
Posted By jimbaum

My account does this and my wife's does not. ...

My account does this and my wife's does not.
Here is the difference that I suspect.

My wife logs in via Citicards.com with no banking. Her SM's are always direct and quick.

I bank with Citi...
Aug 4, 16, 5:49 pm
Replies: 2,736
Views: 1,820,178
Posted By jimbaum

Wrong Mailer?

Today was supposed to be my day of celebration. I finally got a mailer in the mail, but does not appear to have a code that everyone keeps mentioning. It has a generic link, away6.citicards.com. I'm...
Jan 12, 16, 5:30 pm
Replies: 2,957
Views: 766,284
Posted By jimbaum

Serve

AMEX Serve card (grandfathered ISIS).

Normally loaded and spent $1500 per month (CC loads) each for DW and I.
Some months we had upwards of additional $5k through debit loads.

Was offered to...
Jan 11, 16, 2:29 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 53,296
Posted By jimbaum

Now, this week power ball is up to $1.3 billion....

Now, this week power ball is up to $1.3 billion. Since the odds of winning are 1 in 292.2 million, I will guarantee that your chances are better, but certain, if you bought all 292 million...
Jan 8, 16, 10:50 am
Replies: 763
Views: 164,896
Posted By jimbaum

I used mine for the Godiva Amex promo (spend $50...

I used mine for the Godiva Amex promo (spend $50 get $10 back). Still was shut down :td:

btw, we were grandfathered Softcards so was loading $1500/mo/card to meet spend requirements of churnable...
Jan 8, 16, 10:33 am
Replies: 1,801
Views: 484,309
Posted By jimbaum

Online CC loads

Both mine and DW accounts were shut down an hour ago :td:

We've been only doing CC loads of $1500/mo per card (we have grandfathered Soft Cards).

It was a great deal while it lasted since we...
Nov 3, 15, 7:32 am
Replies: 2,957
Views: 766,284
Posted By jimbaum

My wife just canceled Business Starwood. Offered...

My wife just canceled Business Starwood. Offered zilch.
We did not have much activity on it, and to make things worse, AF was charged on last month's statement and somehow we didn't know about until...
Oct 4, 15, 9:10 am
Replies: 3,708
Views: 149,693
Posted By jimbaum

To clarify a bit: I apply via link 4c in...

To clarify a bit:
I apply via link 4c in Incognito, then it does not auto-approve me, but provides an app number; AND, there is usually a link for chat on the final screen of the app process. There...
Oct 3, 15, 7:31 am
Replies: 3,708
Views: 149,693
Posted By jimbaum

In my case yes. I ask them to reduce it down to 6...

In my case yes. I ask them to reduce it down to 6 or 7k from 22+k usually. Recently with the Plats it has been easy since I haven't been getting auto approved, but OTOH, get approved shortly...
Sep 10, 15, 7:51 am
Replies: 3,708
Views: 149,693
Posted By jimbaum

Since we know that a loop hole exists for getting...

Since we know that a loop hole exists for getting the bonus, just was wondering if a similar loop hole exists if the card is closed in one of the two cases, without affecting the 18 month clock:
...
Sep 9, 15, 10:29 pm
Replies: 3,708
Views: 149,693
Posted By jimbaum

After the first statement closed, I have the...

After the first statement closed, I have the following notification on my accounts online:

We have reissued a new Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® with the same account number as your current...
Aug 28, 15, 2:30 pm
Replies: 5,108
Views: 640,017
Posted By jimbaum

I churned 4 Exec cards this year. Lo and behold,...

I churned 4 Exec cards this year. Lo and behold, I do have another 75k Exec offer in my Prequal offers page (along with the 50k Plat).

I didn't see the 18 month language, so I presume that I will...
Forum: Japan
Jul 8, 15, 8:03 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,398
Posted By jimbaum

I just confirmed the Limousine Buses are still...

I just confirmed the Limousine Buses are still 20% off with your Discover card, as of July 1, 2015. Hopefully this is an ongoing promotion ^

btw, I have 3 pieces of plastic for Japan - Discover &...
Jun 15, 15, 9:57 am
Replies: 1,222
Views: 272,882
Posted By jimbaum

The two Plano, TX stores I visited this weekend...

The two Plano, TX stores I visited this weekend both rejected my Exec card...on the first attempt. But, went through on the 2nd try.

Not sure why this is. But both times it came up "rejected" on...
Jun 13, 15, 5:39 pm
Replies: 5,108
Views: 640,017
Posted By jimbaum

I am VERY delighted to have received my card...

I am VERY delighted to have received my card today (drove by front of the house to see the FedEx box, and knew exactly what it was).

I received no app number so I did not bother to follow up with...
Jun 7, 15, 9:18 am
Replies: 5,108
Views: 640,017
Posted By jimbaum

My recent observations regarding closing account...

My recent observations regarding closing account by SM:
I have been using two browsers, and two websites to manage an Exec each for my wife and I. I log my wife in via citicards.com, while I log in...
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