Last spring we obtained a BofA card with a $5000 credit line. We used this card to go on vacation, and for misc. purchases. We have other cards and none of them have ever been late, nor have any payments on this card. We paid more than minimum every month, but didn't pay down the 0% interest balance in favor of paying larger amounts on the cards that were charging interest. Our BofA card started charging interest this month, so this month we made a substantial payment on the account, and were reward by
BofA reducing our credit line by the amount of payment. They could give no reason other than we were subject to a credit review by their committee - no more explanation than that. My spouse is a disabled veteran, and we pay all our bills on time. I think this speaks quite loudly of just how little any of us mean to this conglomerate. I can't wait to pay off the card, and close this account.
After putting up with more and more new fees showing up, typically without explanation or advance warning in understandable English, I have come to the conclusion that Bank of America only sees my company as their opportunity to pile on more fees so as to increase their profits. When I called yesterday to complain about the latest surprise on my small business statement, I got shoveled from one person who said he did not know to another person in another department who said that she did not know to another person who finally said he had specific knowledge that this new fee was being charged in error and he could help me with it as soon as he consulted with his manager while putting me on hold. The moment he put me on hold, the lousy Bank of America call system dropped the call AND HE DID NOT CALL ME BACK. After waiting 25 minutes I started the whole process over again but achieved no resolution for my issue. I DID LEARN THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT OPERATING POLICY FOR THE BANK OF AMERICA CUSTOMER SERVICE CALL CENTERS: IF THE CALL GETS DROPPED, THE BofA PERSON IS PROHIBITED FROM CALLING ME BACK. HE/SHE HAS ZERO ABILITY TO ORIGINATE AN OUTBOUND CALL AND FURTHERMORE THE MOMENT MY CALL GOT DROPPED, HE WAS SWITCHED OVER TO A NEW IN-BOUND CALL FROM ANOTHER ABOUT-TO-BE-FRUSTRATED-AGAIN BofA CUSTOMER.
US Bank does not operate their call centers this way. That is where I am now taking my company business and I recommend that readers of this posting do likewise.
this bank is full of excuses, every time you call customer services they give you different info for the same issue. bottom line is i wouldn't go for it even if it is the last bank in the whole universe.