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Posts: 565
Registered: ‎06-12-2010
Re: Dealing w/ an unscrupulous father

Do not use your mother's real maiden name to secure your information.  Make up something.  Your mother's maiden name is just confirmation that CCCs use to confirm who you are.  Once you get a card or two talk to the CSR at each company about setting up some sort of expanded security measures.  Tell them honestly you are worried about family members using their knowledge of you to gain access to your accounts.  I am pretty sure they can set up some sort of extra security layer for you.

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