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Subject:  Re: Carrying a credit card balance? Beware Date:  5/10/2016  2:19 PM
Author:  xtn Number:  310483 of 312901

He duly set the account up and inadvertantly/carelessly (depending on who you listen to) transposed 2 digits on the account number. We picked it up before the next payment was due just because I couldn't fathom why our mortgage payment hadn't been taken from our bank account and we found the error. Still showed up as a late payment.......and stayed there on record despite my husbands protestations that it was a mistake and *should've been obvious* (!!?!)

Well, our credit reports are, after all, record of our payment histories. They are not records of our willingness, of our ability, or of our typing skill.

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