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I know I probably shouldn’t say this, but I would be remiss if I didn’t. As the strike continues & our children miss out on instruction and growth, student athletes miss out on opportunities, college bound students scramble for resources and our city holds its collective breath..
I feel like we as legislators at all levels have not done our jobs. @CTULocal1 should not even have to be fighting over some of these issues. Legislators need to legislate. We have failed to meet the most basic needs of our children...
Quality of life suffers because we have not moved on what should be our cornerstone priorities. Things like homelessness, affordable housing, food security, poisonous led in school water, protection from sexual violence. All things that we should have addressed a long time ago...
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My first approved credit card had a $500 limit. That same car today has a $50,000 limit. Here’s how I did it (not to be taken as advice!):
In the early stages of my building credit my score was impacted by delinquent student loan payments (30 day, 60 day, 90 day, 120 day) which I knew were going to be on my report for 7 years (yikes). I had to navigate around these delinquencies as much as I could.
I decided to take an aggressive approach to credit building. First of all I brought my student loan payments current. Secondly I made sure I paid my credit card on time every month, more than the minimum AFTER the bill would post a “statement balance” (major 🔑)
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