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Registered: ‎02-02-2012
Re: Boyfriend wants to sign up for utility - gets hit with security fees

Sometimes all it takes to course correct is a swift kick in the posterior.

Had she not taken her stance, he probably wouldn't have seen the bigger picture. Her best bet was to NOT enable him with the utilities.


But, we can't always take a lack of knowledge and mistake it for malice.

Like many others, he probably really didn't have a clue about credit, how it worked, how far it extends and the total effects of it. Now, he knows. And knowing is half the battle. The other half is paying on time.

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