To activate a Milestone card, log into your online account, then click the “Activate Your Card” link and follow the prompts. If you have not yet registered for an online account, you can do so from the login page. To register for an online account, you will have to provide your card number, birthdate and Social Security number (SSN). Once the card is activated, it is immediately available for use. The only way to activate a Milestone card is online.
You should activate your Milestone card as soon as you receive it, which is typically within 14 business days from when you were approved. The card will not work until it’s activated. If you have not received your card with 21 business days, call Milestone’s lost/stolen card department at 1 (888) 260-4532. After 21 days, Milestone may close the account if the card is not activated and you have not reported it as lost or stolen.
To activate a credit card, call the number on the back of the card or go to the website listed on the activation sticker attached to the card. Credit card activation typically requires the credit card number, the security code (CVV), or both.
The exact steps required to activate a credit card depend on the card issuer, so it’s best to follow the instructions printed on the sticker that comes on your card. If you’ve lost your sticker – or you’re just wondering – here’s a quick reference guide to credit card activation with some of the biggest card issuers.… read full answer
It’s important to remember that some credit card issuers will require your Social Security number or other information to verify your identity when you activate your card. Once you’ve activated your credit card, you can use it immediately.
You can get a Milestone credit increase by calling 1-866-453-2636 (from 6:00am to 6:00pm, Pacific Time, seven days a week). It's wise to ask for an increase only if you've paid your bills on time for the last 6 months, though. An increase will also result in a hard inquiry on your credit report, which will have a slight effect on your score. Good luck!… read full answer
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