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Subject: Re: FICO = 0 Date: 2/25/2014 10:21 PM
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What I thought interesting was the idea of living without any kind of credit whatsoever. No cards, no car loan, no mortgage.

They must currently be lucky and not need to go for medical tests - my cardiologist office now requires a credit card on file when you make an appointment for an echogram because you're charged if you cancel less than 24 hours before your appointment.

And if you need surgery, even with insurance the hospital can require you to give them a credit card number before surgery to make sure you can pay for the portion insurance doesn't cover.
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