omg i reached a milestone!

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    my credit score is now above 800! :yes:

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    i've dreamed of this day. :cheer:

    (score obtained from my monthly barclay visa card account. love that perk.)
     
  2. Dirty South

    Dirty South Large Member

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    You just might finally qualify for an Executive Account with Designated Driving Services Ltd.
     
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    Markijuano Well-Known Member

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    Bravo
     
  4. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i don't know what that is but it sounds like something an obese, gluttonous, whore-monger would dream up.
     
  5. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    thanks buddy. i'm incredibly happy about it. that's probably pretty gay, i know.
     
  6. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    congrats faggot. :cheer:
     
  7. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    I applied for a car loan at my credit union, and they gave me my credit score. Six weeks later when I bought my car, the dealer gave me my number again, but the same company (Experian) dropped my score by 70 points. WTF?

    :dontknow:
     
  8. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    thanks geo. :wub:
     
  9. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    did you close or open any accounts or something during that time period? that's crazy it changed 70 points in six weeks. :omg:
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    I'd applied for car loans at two places (AAA and the CU) but nothing else. I still qualified for the discount rate at Ford, so I'm not complaining.

    But I'm still complaining. :fil:
     
  11. Chriza

    Chriza The One Man Gangbang VIP

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    Credit-seeking negatively impacts your score. It's an evil algorithm.
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    Fucking AAA wanted to know exactly what car I was buying (make, model, trim, options...) and the dingbat at the office wouldn't just let me have a ballpark figure of what I qualified for. :pissed:
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    Not applying for anything else soon, so I'm not gonna worry about it.
     
  14. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 voice of reason VIP Gold

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    Congrats Dink. I'm just a few points away. It's pretty silly what you have to do in order to get that high.

    Who'd a thought that using your credit cards would raise your credit score?
     
  15. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Every inquiry knocks you down, as well as patterns of multiple inquiries. I've seen the same manager put 6-8 inquiries in to different banks/buyers, and they all run their own inquiries. That fucks you fairly quickly, especially if credit is marginal.
     
  16. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    no kidding. i make sure i pay them off every moths and i only use them for online purchases. but even still, i was sitting at like 788 forever and then all of a sudden, boom! 808! one thing i know kept it from rising for a while was that i got an american express card not too long ago, which reduced the average age/length of my credit. but i guess that finally stopped impacting me negatively. plus i've paid student loans for a few years now. fucking student loans.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    If you apply for a car loan at two places, it shouldn't count against you twice. And not nearly 70 points. I would get a full report and see what caused it. Could be some identity theft going on.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Give me your name, address and SS number and I'll figure it out for you.
     
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    ilovebacon Well-Known Member VIP

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    Mine's 820 :cheer:

    They just started putting it my Discover statement
     
  20. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    :yes: well done, buddy! :cheer:

    that's the same thing they're doing on my barclay statement. can't wait to hit 820. :)