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It's my "myfico" birthday!

It has been exactly one year since I joined this wonderful community!  Since then, I have spent 150,898 minutes on the forum -- this translates to almost 2,515 hours.  I have read 129,326 messages, started 16 topics, and made 134 replies.

 

While I no doubt have gleaned more knowledge than I have provided, the things I have learned since joining have been priceless.  I have successfully rehabbed my student loans, received my first credit card that I have had in years, learned about the value of the Walmart card, gotten a few other store cards, negotiated PFDs, sent countless GWs, found and corrected an incorrectly reported tax lien, and set a firm foundation for building knowledge in regard to my credit.

 

A year ago, I joined with the goal of financing a home for my family.  At the risk of jinxing the whole thing, I am proud to say that we are currently under contract on our dream home with the hopes of closing by the end of May.

 

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who contributes so positively to not only my success, but to the success of everyone on the forum!!!

I used to post my scores here. However, I'm prone to motion sickness and the ups and downs were nauseating.
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Re: It's my "myfico" birthday!

It is quite the journey and learning experience.

 

Congratulations on the new home.  You are living the dream I have in 6-9 months.:womanembarrassed:

 


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Re: It's my "myfico" birthday!

Happy Birthday, Cograts and Good Luck:smileyhappy:


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Re: It's my "myfico" birthday!

Happy MyFico birthday and best wishes

 

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trix_r_4_kids wrote:

It has been exactly one year since I joined this wonderful community!  Since then, I have spent 150,898 minutes on the forum -- this translates to almost 2,515 hours.  I have read 129,326 messages, started 16 topics, and made 134 replies.

 

While I no doubt have gleaned more knowledge than I have provided, the things I have learned since joining have been priceless.  I have successfully rehabbed my student loans, received my first credit card that I have had in years, learned about the value of the Walmart card, gotten a few other store cards, negotiated PFDs, sent countless GWs, found and corrected an incorrectly reported tax lien, and set a firm foundation for building knowledge in regard to my credit.

 

A year ago, I joined with the goal of financing a home for my family.  At the risk of jinxing the whole thing, I am proud to say that we are currently under contract on our dream home with the hopes of closing by the end of May.

 

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who contributes so positively to not only my success, but to the success of everyone on the forum!!!


Your post made me realize I just missed my TWO year anniversary here! :smileyhappy:

 

Yeah == Pretty much everything I have positive in my life right now has to do with this forum ha -- I couldn't afford my house or my wedding had I not come here first lol

 

-scott

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Re: It's my "myfico" birthday!

These are all good stories to hear. It gives people who are currently in a not so good situation hope.


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