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4.7 out of 5 stars
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Nov 04, 2017
Feliezy16 Cardholder

I honestly do not recall applying for an express card, but I'm sure I did at one point since I do shop at express a lot. I've had my card for at least 1 year. My credit score was in the low 600's my card was approved for 300 then 500 and now I'm in the 800 CL within a year. This card has helped me improve my credit score a lot. I love it, a few pointers tho.. pay your card on time and pay in full to avoid interest. Overall I love this card.

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Jul 11, 2017
Love it

I applied expecting to be denied and BOOM BABY 500CL maxed that sucked out #NotGood but the payments are low and love the clothes in my opinion it's better then a credit card because just go when u need a shirt as opposed to a credit card u . Use it for every **** thing stick what things like FINGERHUTT AND EXPRESS NO CREDIT CARDS trust me

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Jun 26, 2017
Great Credit Builder
Anonymous Cardholder

I received pop up approval. I accepted and I simply purchase something below $100 usually, pay it off and its helping my credit history, age of accounts, and revolving credit line.

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Jun 11, 2017
Good for utilization padding
jamesonnorth Cardholder

The APR is high, as are most all private label store cards (Comenity, Synchrony, etc.)  I was approved for 250 or 450, as is usually the case with these store cards.  I think I applied with a shopping cart offer.  With minimal usage and good payment history, I've been approved for a credit limit increase every month after 6 months of opening.  Every month between the 11 and 15 I ask for a CLI online, and every month I get another $200.  I'm at $2050 now.  I've never put more than $200 balance on my card at one time, so it's just lots of free credit.  I use it to offset utilization on my other cards, add history, and in case I am travelling and need an extra shirt or something.  Very handy.

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Sep 01, 2017

Good tip on the CLI. I've done that twice already but it just occurred to me I did it on the 12th day both times. I'm at 650 now. Thanks!

Nov 04, 2017

I've had my card for 1 year, never asked for CLI and they've increased it 3 times. I love my card :)

Apr 23, 2017
Great credit builder
Niki1995 Cardholder

This is a higher interest store card that's good for people just starting out with little credit history, or people looking to rebuild their credit. This is the second credit card I've been approved for(I was approved with around a 540 score) and since being approved by them, I've been approved for a Jcrew store card, and the Capital One Platinum. Also, after about 6 months of on time payments my score has jumped 97 points! I'm now a 631 on TU, and a 621 on Equifax! Overall I'm very happy with this company. The online payment system is so easy, so you won't have problems making your payments in a timely manner. The interest that you get is a little high, but that's to be expected with these kinds of cards. 

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Mar 28, 2017
Great store card
rroman86 Cardholder

Applied for the card in store and got the dreaded "will be notified in 7-10 business days" a few days later I got a letter in the mail asking me to call their 1800 number for verification. I called and they asked me a few questions sent me a text message asked me to verify that I got the text was approved for $500! I love the store and the rewards points are great. Online bill pay is easy and the customer service is great. When I applied my scores were 603 TU 600 EQ 615 Fico

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Mar 20, 2017
Approved $500 without hard pull
JosepBillcc3 Cardholder

Approved $500 instant online without a hard pull (IMPRESSIVE).  Have 619TU, 712EQ, 660EX.  I check every credit bureau and the hard inquiry no appear.  I have Comenity Univision MasterCard 3k limit after a year, I think that the mastercard help me with the Comenity decision for give me credit without a hard inquiry.  In love with the approval and Comenity Bank.  Thanks Comenity.

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Jan 19, 2017
love tis store
shopsalot51 Cardholder

got aproved for $250 in dec 2014. Now up to $1650. i like the card for bost in rewards. online banking is easy to use and haven had any problems. hate that all credit increase are in 200 doller amounts though.

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Nov 22, 2016
It is, what it is.
FA5 Cardholder

I like shopping at Express a lot. I've gotten told I got preapproved many times while shopping. I finally applied and happy to be approved for $500 CL. I'm at 629T and 635 Eq. Points are decent if you shop there a lot, I'm an A List member - I shop there frequently. Customer service at Express has always made me happy. Good card IF you shop there, also makes it easier to afford their clothes, I think.

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