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App Addiction (AA Meeting)

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Re: App Addiction (AA Meeting)


Pilotdude wrote:
Hi Bobby,
Considering that going off your sig, there are only one or two cards left for you to get,you will be in the garden soon....like it or not. Lol

Yes you are right......Then it will be time to work on higher limits I suppose....otherwise I am going to get bored and start actually charging things on these cards...LOL

*8/10/13
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It's great to see that you are managing them so well!! It serves as a great inspiration for those of us just getting underway!!
Salute! Smiley Happy

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It is just great to be back on top of the credit game.

In 2008 after a nasty divorce I lost everything....had a forclosure on a brand new home that I had built. Lost all credit.

2 years ago I started my rebuilding journey with nothing except a FP card and a $250 limit.

I refuse to get back into debt and lose it all again.

I hope that I can give some input on these forums to help those that are where I was a few years ago. 

*8/10/13
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Congrats on the approval and hard work you have been putting into rebuilding your credit. Smiley Happy

Starting Score: EQ 717 EX 724 TU 736
Current Score: EQ 832 EX 783 TU 816
App free since 9/15/15
Message 14 of 20
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Congrats on the approval. Now off to the garden! Smiley Tongue

You have a nice set of cards, let them age. 

Gardening Since: March 4, 2013.
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Message 15 of 20
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Re: App Addiction (AA Meeting)


dodfire wrote:

Hello, my name is Bobby and I am an addict.

 

Ok so I was suppose to be in the GARDEN as of 2/20/13 but I gave into my temptations with NFCU.

 


 

 

Garden, I don't have a garden, lol!  I have a field!!!!!

 

I have over 40 inquiries on Experian!

Over 17 cards Smiley Sad

I am an addict and proud of it.  One year ago I would have never thought that I would be approved a credit card.  I started with secured credit cards and I recently received my first card with a $2500 credit limit (yes, it is a GECRB card-Paypal MC).

 

All my other cards are toy limits. except for Wal-Mart Store card at $1,200 CL.  

 

Also, we got our first auto lease Smiley Happy  My husbands first brand new 2013 Toyota Tundra CrewMax.

Last month we also got my car refinance at 5.75% from 18%!!!

 

I look at it this way, if I had never become an addict I would still be paying high interest rates on all my loans.  I would also not be able to purchase a home.  I made it from 499 to 644 in less than 12 months (even with all my mistakes of applying for everthing that had an application, lol).  

 

Thank you myFICO!  I was able to have the following removed: foreclosure, repo, three charge offs, 10 collections, and am 12 months of no lates.  My baddies are student loan lates 12 x 120+ lates from two student loans and 1x30 day, 1x60 day 1x90 day.  I keep telling myself that in two years I will be golden (only if I stop applying).  Maybe I am still in denial just a little bit....

MyFico on 03/30/12: EQ 500; MyFico as of 03/06/2013: EQ 653
Wal-Mart (TU08) on 12/09/2012: 637; Wal-Mart (TU08) 03/07/2013: 700

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im here and believe me when i say i need to be i neeeed to be 4 new acounts in 2 months excuse me thats 5 new apps in 2 months atleast i was approved but gosh my aaoa is gone to iiiisssshhh util is up but gosh

gardening tu fico 770 eq fico 735 ex fico 698 last app 2/27 chase freedom instant approval planing on gardening until my house search begins sometime in jun or july
Message 17 of 20
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Re: App Addiction (AA Meeting)


dodfire wrote:

Hello, my name is Bobby and I am an addict.

 

Ok so I was suppose to be in the GARDEN as of 2/20/13 but I gave into my temptations with NFCU.

 

I had already had the Cash Rewards card but I wanted the Flagship so bad I could already feel it in my wallet.

So, today I committed the garden "SIN" and applied.....

 

Result: Approved!!!!!

 

Ok I feel much better getting that off of my chest, now I can hardly contain myself waiting for the arrival of my new card.

This time I really am going to the garden....

 

GOAL: 1 year!!!!


Completely off topic but what the Cowboys card you have there? I want one. 

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omskillet wrote:

dodfire wrote:

Hello, my name is Bobby and I am an addict.

 

Ok so I was suppose to be in the GARDEN as of 2/20/13 but I gave into my temptations with NFCU.

 

I had already had the Cash Rewards card but I wanted the Flagship so bad I could already feel it in my wallet.

So, today I committed the garden "SIN" and applied.....

 

Result: Approved!!!!!

 

Ok I feel much better getting that off of my chest, now I can hardly contain myself waiting for the arrival of my new card.

This time I really am going to the garden....

 

GOAL: 1 year!!!!


Completely off topic but what the Cowboys card you have there? I want one. 


Cowboys = Barclay's NFL

*8/10/13
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credit3xhausted wrote:

dodfire wrote:

Hello, my name is Bobby and I am an addict.

 

Ok so I was suppose to be in the GARDEN as of 2/20/13 but I gave into my temptations with NFCU.

 


 

 

Garden, I don't have a garden, lol!  I have a field!!!!!

 

I have over 40 inquiries on Experian!

Over 17 cards Smiley Sad

I am an addict and proud of it.  One year ago I would have never thought that I would be approved a credit card.  I started with secured credit cards and I recently received my first card with a $2500 credit limit (yes, it is a GECRB card-Paypal MC).

 

All my other cards are toy limits. except for Wal-Mart Store card at $1,200 CL.  

 

Also, we got our first auto lease Smiley Happy  My husbands first brand new 2013 Toyota Tundra CrewMax.

Last month we also got my car refinance at 5.75% from 18%!!!

 

I look at it this way, if I had never become an addict I would still be paying high interest rates on all my loans.  I would also not be able to purchase a home.  I made it from 499 to 644 in less than 12 months (even with all my mistakes of applying for everthing that had an application, lol).  

 

Thank you myFICO!  I was able to have the following removed: foreclosure, repo, three charge offs, 10 collections, and am 12 months of no lates.  My baddies are student loan lates 12 x 120+ lates from two student loans and 1x30 day, 1x60 day 1x90 day.  I keep telling myself that in two years I will be golden (only if I stop applying).  Maybe I am still in denial just a little bit....


Great job on all of your success!!!!! 

*8/10/13
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