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Movin' On

Administrator Emeritus

Movin' On

Dear myFICO Forums Community,


After a wonderful five years being your community manager, it’s now time for me to move on to new adventures.  My last day will be April 30th.  Your new community manager will be Sarah.


It’s been a pleasure getting to know and learn from so many of you.  I especially want to express my deep gratitude to our volunteer moderators and my colleagues at Lithium, without whom there would be no myFICO Forums.


I wish Sarah and all of you much future success, and hope to see all of you in the 800 Club!





Formerly consumer affairs manager, media spokesman and myFICO Forums community manager at FICO, I'm now freelance writing for and my own site,

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Re: Movin' On

Sad to see this happening, Barry, but best of luck in your future endeavors!!!

Thank you for all of your hard work over the years.


Follow my financial journey:

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+

AMEX BCE (0/10K) --- BOA 1-2-3 (0/15.9K) --- Discover More (0/6K) --- Chase Freedom Visa (0/1.4K) -- Hyatt Visa Sign. (0/5.8K) -- Barclay's NFL Card (0/7.5K) -- Chase Sapphire Preferred (0/5K)

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Regular Contributor

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Best of luck Barry, may your Fico stay strong my friend.




Starting Score: 684
Current Scores: EQ 796 TU 794 EX 750 (All lender pulls on 2/9/12)
Goal Score: 800 all 3
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Valued Contributor

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Best of luck, bud.


Thanks for all the helpful advice over the years.........................

New York Yankees - 2009 World Series Champions. 27... and counting.....
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Valued Contributor

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Good luck Barry, and thanks for being so helpful to the myFICO community.

Starting Score: 693 TU FICO, 679 EQ FICO
Current Score: FICO 8 = 844(9/15) EQ, 827 TU, 811 EX (7/15); mortgage FICO= 758 (9/15)EQ5, 797 TU4, 748 EX2 (7/15)
Goal Score: 750+, but shooting for the 800's
Hyatt Visa Sig ($23K), Amex BCP (24.8K), BofA Travel Rew Sig (22.5K), B&N World MC (22.3K), Amex RP Gold (NPSL w/ S&T), Cash+ Sig (20K),United Mil+ExpSig (16.3K), FNBO Visa (13.1K), Hilton Surpass (10K), Freedom Visa Sig (8.6K), Disc It (16.4K), Citi Dia Pref MC (3.7K),Sam's MC (10K), Wally (7.5K), JCP(5.3K), Costco (2K)
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Moderator Emeritus

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Best wishes and happy trails Barry. this place just won't be the same without you.

From 700 in 2008 to 498 in 2012...
4/23/12 -- BK 13 date of filing EQ = 505
4/18/12 -- EQ 498
12/5/13 -- EQ 669
Here we go.... back on track.
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Moderator Emeritus

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Your vision and energy and leadership made these forums the success they are today Barry.


It's been truly an honor working with and being helped by you.


You'll do well no matter what the future brings.

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Super Contributor

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Good luck

06/13/2018: FICO 821 EQ 814 TU 808 EX
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Established Contributor

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Sorry to see you go Barry.   You've helped create a vibrant and meaningful environment for folks to

help each other.  Thanks for giving back to humanity!!


Happy Trails to You Smiley Very Happy



"You may never know what results come of your actions,
but if you do nothing, there will be no result" ~ Mahatma Gandhi
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Moderator Emeritus

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Barry, thanks for all you have done for this community, and our family. We came here with scores in the 500s over 4 yrs ago and it was the guidance and input from others, especially you Barry, that set us straight with facts and info about FICO scoring. You set us on the right path towards financial independence and a home of ourr own. And I know I'm not the only one who feels this way. We owe a debt of gratitude. 

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