[mythtv-users] Alternatives to Supporting schedulesdirect.org
jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Aug 11 18:35:38 UTC 2007
On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 05:32:12PM -0500, Trey Thompson wrote:
> On 8/10/07, jedi at mishnet.org <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Aug 10, 2007, at 8:34 AM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> > >> Waaaay OT, but the fact that you max'ed the card is not the dinger on
> > >> your credit score. It's whether you *carried* that max for any period.
> > >> If your history showed that balance for the six months, then *that*
> > >> would hurt.
> > >
> > > I think it's sort of potluck. Credit reporting is so sloppy that I
> > > often see data that's way out of date reported as current, not to
> > > mention plain old typos. (One of the bureaus has five different
> > > spellings of my name on file.) It could easily appear to have stayed
> > > for six months even if I paid it off sooner than that.
> > Some banks will file duplicate negative reports for a card that has
> > been lost or stolen so the same negative information shows up n+1 times
> > on your credit report. Needless to say I won't deal with that bank
> > anymore.
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> You won't see me complaining about posts here much... but sheesh!!!
> Credit scores?
That's ultimately what all the paranoia about PayPal is about.
Are they going to trash your reputation in some meaningful way?
If you never plan to buy a house, buy a car, buy some furniture
on time, get a credit card, buy insurance or change jobs then you can
be cavalier about this sort of thing. Otherwise, not.
Personally, I very much like being able to get very favorable
credit terms and I would like for that to continue.
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