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jd5189
Posts: 470
Registered: ‎08-14-2012
Re: Well at least I tried :)

On the plus side, I had to call PSECU today as well... great CS!!!!!

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AZHeather
Posts: 304
Registered: ‎04-26-2012
Re: Well at least I tried :)

40%...meh...wouldn't worry.  I don't think the creditors jump the gun on a one month review anyhow.  If they see extremely high utilization continuously for several months, maybe.  Your situation...nahhh.  Don't worry and sleep well my friend.


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RockinRay
Posts: 1,945
Registered: ‎08-13-2007
Re: Well at least I tried :)

No worries LS. Everything is cool...

 

Remember, "worry is like interst paid on money not yet due"! I tell myself that daily...  :smileytongue:

Ray

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SpiceIslander
Posts: 328
Registered: ‎02-01-2010
Re: Well at least I tried :)

beautybrainsbooty wrote:

Ok. Listen. Look at me. 40% is nothing. In the whole scheme of things you will be fine. It had to get over my own near manic utilization fears and realize that I am being responsible, paying off my CC debt "early & often" like never before. Creditors love to see you use their cards! The only time I worry about util is when I am going to app. Just let everything post and update. Its ALL GOOD!!! :smileywink:


+!

I was recently approved for BCP, FNBO & Simplicity with util >50%. ( Iknow, I know - but that was down from 75% a few months prior.)

Although 40% is not ideal, it's really not that bad. Cheer up, LS!

Meg.

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