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However, it’s important to note that business cards from most banks, including Chase business cards, do not get added to your 5/24 count of recently opened cards. That’s because business cards from most banks don’t show up on your personal credit report and the 5/24 count is based off of your personal credit report. That means that applying for these cards won’t “hurt” your 5/24 count. … [Read more...] about Less Than 2 Hours Left! Highest Offer Ever! Earn A Whopping 75,000 Miles On The Awesome United Explorer Business Card!