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Getting my daughters to apply for cards is almost as good as doing it yourself.  Just did it with my younger daughter, instant approval for BCE, and we can now plan the 61 day CLI!   Unfortunately, with only 2 kids, there is a limit to this, so to those addicted and young, plan on having lots of kids!

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LMAO! Congrats to her.

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Friends too..I got my best freind to app for discover and then a week later she got a capitol one ..we were both stunned when her CL was 10K....Its exciting waiting for the approval and not getting the hard pull lol... my kids are too young but boy o boy it will be fun when they get a little exspecialy if i feel they are real responsible.

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Maybe you should add this to the 'you know you are a credit card geek' list. Lol
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Of course, it's a little ruined in that my kids aren't that excited by it!  My older daughter walked in when the approval came up, and said "Oh, I have that card" and the younger one deadpanned "This is the most exciting day of my life."  Obviously not brought up properly...

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09Lexie wrote:
Maybe you should add this to the 'you know you are a credit card geek' list. Lol

She shoots she scores yes add to list 

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Of course, it's a little ruined in that my kids aren't that excited by it!  My older daughter walked in when the approval came up, and said "Oh, I have that card" and the younger one deadpanned "This is the most exciting day of my life."  Obviously not brought up properly...


Laugh, heaven forbid they're not already addicted to credit card approvals!

 

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lol grats!

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I think when the time comes for us, our daughters will spend about 3 months, 30min a day just reading the Rebuilding forums before they get to app for their first card.

This way they know going in what will happen if they screw it up.

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madmann26 wrote:
I think when the time comes for us, our daughters will spend about 3 months, 30min a day just reading the Rebuilding forums before they get to app for their first card.

This way they know going in what will happen if they screw it up.

LOL

No need to be that extreme. It's all about good money habits that are cultivated over time. As long as they're spending within their means / budget, everything will be okay.

 

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