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Lowes gave me a second chance!!!!

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Lowes gave me a second chance!!!!

In 2007 I had late payments reporting every month for just about the whole year (rough year) 30,60,120 days late. They eventually closed my account and I made payments and finally paid it off in 2010! I have been working on my credit and finally decided to pull the trigger and see if they would give me a second chance (I needed a new dishwasher, 18mths 0% interest was sooo tempting). Anyway they approved instantly! Only $500, but that's a start (and it covered the cost of the dishwasher)! Tried to recon but failed!


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Re: Lowes gave me a second chance!!!!


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In 2007 I had late payments reporting every month for just about the whole year (rough year) 30,60,120 days late. They eventually closed my account and I made payments and finally paid it off in 2010! I have been working on my credit and finally decided to pull the trigger and see if they would give me a second chance (I needed a new dishwasher, 18mths 0% interest was sooo tempting). Anyway they approved instantly! Only $500, but that's a start (and it covered the cost of the dishwasher)! Tried to recon but failed!


 

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