11-05-2009 09:09 PM
Yea sure, ya betcha!
Which reminds me of a joke.
So, if a Palestinian and a Swede (I'm pretty much Swedish, genealogically speaking, so I hope I can tell this...) get married,
what do they name their first son?
Yassir Yabetcha !!!!
Sorry, couldn't help myself......
11-17-2009 03:55 AM
You should pull your scores. That would force home the idea of just saying no to so many credit apps.
And pull them from myfico.com/12 so you can see the same info your lenders can see. That's eye-opening
jdsays: But I do think this forum makes me want to apply for things I dont need once I see someone else got approved....I have no will power.
Yep - it's contagious!!! I keep a running list of cards I might want to app for next year (just in case I forget about a nifty card that I might absolutely have to have)!! Then, next year, I'll go over my list and maybe, MAYBE, pick a card - or two.
Message Edited by beamMEup on 10-22-2009 03:42 PM
Thank you, from me too, for the note about myfico/12 ... is this link publically, officially, advertised elsewhere on the site? do you (or others) know of any other 'special' myfico links?
Also, that's a good idea about writing things down, then when ready going over the list. It's good to be reminded of specials and 'oddballs' (as creditboards calls them) one saw before; but it's also a relief to realize a 'gotta die for' special isn't all that after all.
11-17-2009 10:24 AM
All I have to do is remind myself how irresponsible I once was with CC debt and that stops me in my tracks!!!! Five years and counting since my last application.
7/09 TU-742 EQ- 779
8/09 TU-765 EQ- 783
9/09 EX pulled by lender 802
CC interest free as of 8/09
Time can heal all wounds and a low FICO.
"Hello my name is Sandy and I'm a recovering crediholic".
WOW marinevietvet...you're my hero for both your service AND your willpower!
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