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Re: How did you find out about this forum?


MidnightVoice wrote:

 

I have been here so long I have forgotten how I got here.  Rather like the story of my life  :smileyvery-happy:


Ditto!

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FICO 08 Scores (09-16-2014): EQ 824, EX 817, TU 822
All three scores were 850. Lost points for not having an open installment TL. So, BE WARNED!!!!!
Credit History: 26+ years ~ AAoA: 12 years ~ Util: 1% ~ Inqs: EX 1 (Amex 07-15-2014)

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lithium78
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?

Suze Orman directed me here.  And it's worked out rather nicely so far. :-)


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frogfan12
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?


LadyRover wrote:

I always watch Suze Orman and she often refers to this site so I decided to check it out.  Glad I did!


Same here. I also wanted to rebuild my credit after graduating from college, so I signed up for the Score Watch and Quarterly Monitoring. Both have been very helpful, especially when I got a collection put on my credit. Because I caught it early, I was able to do a PFD. And I found out what a PFD was thanks to myFICO. Very useful site. :smileyhappy:


Starting Score: 760
Current Score: 716 Equifax 754 TU 736 Experian
Goal Score: 760
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discernment
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?


visorboy1974 wrote:

I needed a FICO score.  



Me too.  And, I still do! :smileywink:  But, I found a terrific community of very nice people who are helping me learn what I never knew about credit but always wanted/needed to know.  I am so thankful for this website and I look forward to the day when I can finally announce that I finally have a FICO® score! :smileyhappy: 



Husband's Current Score: EX 691 CUSC; EQ 694; TU 687; Mine: EX 773 (AMEX); EQ 720; TU 750
Wallet Contents: SECURED: Capital One Platinum Mastercard, US Bank Harley Davidson Visa, USAA Bank American Express;
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LS2982
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?

I can't remember actually.............I think apping for a card said something about a FICO score and googled FICO and there my relationship blossumed into a full fledged addiction!




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Starting Score:
EX (PLUS) 583 EQ FICO 565 TU FICO 590 3/15/2011 / Goal Scores: 720
Current Score: EX FICO (PSECU) 671 (myFICO) N/A / EQ FICO 679 / TU08 FICO 678 / TU VS 706 3/6/2014
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?

I found this forum after I had been declined a CLI from AMEX that said that my FICO score was 620. This was strange to me, because I had been using freecreditreport.com for almost 2 years, and it gave me a much higher score. I decided to research this "FICO" they spoke of. I went on these forums and was horrified by my scores (you can see them in my siggy). But ever since then, I've greatly improved. So, I guess getting declined for the AMEX CLI was a blessing in disguise.

Starting Score (2/15/13): EX (fako) 583// EQ FICO 634// TU FICO 658
Current Score (5/27/14): EX FICO 719// EQ FICO 742// TU FICO 729
Goal Scores: 740 on all.
CSP- 10K, United mileage explorer- 9k, Freedom- 5k, Barclays Arrival+ W.E.- 5k, Nordstrom- 6k, Chase Hyatt- 5k, Discover it- 5k, Slate- 4.5k, Amex Blue Cash- 1k.
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LS2982
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?


LS2982 wrote:

I can't remember actually.............I think apping for a card said something about a FICO score and googled FICO and there my relationship blossumed into a full fledged addiction!


It sure is an addiction!!! :smileyvery-happy:




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Starting Score:
EX (PLUS) 583 EQ FICO 565 TU FICO 590 3/15/2011 / Goal Scores: 720
Current Score: EX FICO (PSECU) 671 (myFICO) N/A / EQ FICO 679 / TU08 FICO 678 / TU VS 706 3/6/2014
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?

Google I was looking to see how to get collections removed .
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Re: How did you find out about this forum?

I Google it because a friend told me that he always read my fico before he goes to sleep.


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