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psychoinhell
Posts: 565
Registered: ‎06-12-2010

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

When you seriously consider buying a shirt that says:

 

420

no I do not smoke pot

that is my credit score


Starting Score: 600ish in 2007
Highest Score to date: EQ 716 May 2012(lender pull)
Current Score: EQ 685 6-21-12 ; Walmart TU Fico 744 6-05-12
Goal Score: 801
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Lel
Posts: 5,268
Registered: ‎03-18-2008

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

I'm on this site so much that the first word that my son read was "FICO".  No, I am not joking about this.  It really was the first word that he reliably identified.

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marty56
Posts: 5,679
Registered: ‎10-06-2007

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

Ask God for a PFD for your sins.

09/12/2013 FICO: EQ: 772 EX:813 TU:752
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sunshine7157
Posts: 137
Registered: ‎11-11-2011

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

.....your friends ask if you're on Facebook & you reply "No, I'm on myFICO".


Starting Score: April 2011- EX FAKO 639, EQ FAKO 645, TU98 FICO 665
Current Score: Jan 2013- EQ FICO 746, EX FICO is the best kept secret in the world, I guess, TU FICO ???, Vantage 790
Goal Score: 760 by years' end. I didn't make the 760 club in 2013 but I'm pounding down the door in 2014.


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ApexdvToo
Posts: 232
Registered: ‎06-01-2012

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

You spend your Friday evening trolling the myFICO forums for tips on upping your score rather than trolling the dating sites :smileywink:

Starting Score 4/15/2012:579 Ex-FAKO, 572 Eq-FAKO, 546 TU-FAKO (all were sub-500 in 2011)
FICO as of 3/08/2013: 627 EQ, 647 TU
FAKO as of 3/23/2013: 638 EX, 652 EQ, 648 TU
Goal 1: 600 FICO achieved 10/2012!, Goal 2: 650 FICO Across the Board - Let's take Baby-Steps!
**Amex Optima $1.3k, GE/CareCredit $1k, CapOne Secured $900, Barclaycard Rewards $500, CapOne Rewards $500, Citi/Shell $200**
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thankfulheart
Posts: 619
Registered: ‎09-26-2011

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

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ApexdvToo wrote:
You spend your Friday evening trolling the myFICO forums for tips on upping your score rather than trolling the dating sites :smileywink:


Heck, who knows? Maybe you'll find a fiscally responsible babe on MyFICO!

Starting Score: 10/1/2011 EQ 568 TU 593
Current Score: EQ 664 TU 700 EX 701 (FAKO)

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crunching_numbers
Posts: 1,093
Registered: ‎02-15-2012

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...

...your FICO jumps up 20 points and instead of being all excited, you get obsessed with figuring out why, what changed, is it permanent, are you rebucketed.  (Heck, I should be celebrating a 20 point victory.)  


Starting Score: 693 TU FICO, 679 EQ FICO
Current Score: 748 TU(12/12), 783 TU98 , 813 TU08 FICO, 744 EQ FICO , 735 EX(9/12), 794 EX08 FICO, 809 EX08 bankcard FICO
Goal Score: 750+, but shooting for the 800's
Hyatt Visa Sig ($23K), Amex BCP (20.7K), BofA Travel Rewards ($17.5), B&N World MC ($17.3K), Amex RP Gold (NPSL w/ S&T), Cash+ Sig (15K), FNBO Visa (13.1K), Hilton Surpass (10K), Freedom Visa Sig ($8.6K), Disc It ($8K), Citi Dia Pref MC ($3.7K),Sam's D ($8.5K), Wally D ($7.5K), JCP($5.3K)
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FrugalRican
Posts: 2,876
Registered: ‎02-02-2012

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...


marty56 wrote:

Ask God for a PFD for your sins.


Can I dispute that with the CRA's?

Follow my financial journey: http://www.frugalrican.com


EQ FICO (01/16/2012): 656 - EQ FICO (02/16/2012): 743 - EQ (02/24/2012): 760 - EX (04/28/2012): 739 - GOAL 2013: 800+

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crunching_numbers
Posts: 1,093
Registered: ‎02-15-2012

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...


marty56 wrote:

Ask God for a PFD for your sins.


My sins were already paid for.... 


Starting Score: 693 TU FICO, 679 EQ FICO
Current Score: 748 TU(12/12), 783 TU98 , 813 TU08 FICO, 744 EQ FICO , 735 EX(9/12), 794 EX08 FICO, 809 EX08 bankcard FICO
Goal Score: 750+, but shooting for the 800's
Hyatt Visa Sig ($23K), Amex BCP (20.7K), BofA Travel Rewards ($17.5), B&N World MC ($17.3K), Amex RP Gold (NPSL w/ S&T), Cash+ Sig (15K), FNBO Visa (13.1K), Hilton Surpass (10K), Freedom Visa Sig ($8.6K), Disc It ($8K), Citi Dia Pref MC ($3.7K),Sam's D ($8.5K), Wally D ($7.5K), JCP($5.3K)
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Steelersfan904
Posts: 150
Registered: ‎05-04-2012

Re: You know you're obsessed with FICO when...


FrugalRican wrote:

marty56 wrote:

Ask God for a PFD for your sins.


Can I dispute that with the CRA's?


Yep just have to wait 30 days for an answer



Starting Score: 502 5/4/2012
Current Score: 640 08/03/2012
Goal Score: 700


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