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    • By Kickdrum
      Utilization Consolidation Optimization only using EX HELP! 
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      Amex blue 10K /  4K bal 
      Amex Every 10K / 7500 bal 
      BOA Alaska Air 4500/ 3900 bal 
      DISC 6300/ 4200 bal
      BECU     2K/ 1500 bal 
      Cap 1  800/ 0 bal 
      CITI   1K/0 bal 
      Credit one 950/ 0 bal 
      First Premier 1K / 0 bal 
      First Premier  400/ 0 bal 
      Student loan 9500/ 9270 bal 

      I was at 690-710 on my scores then loaded my cards, killing my scores from over utilization. 
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      I know my EX score is low from loading up my cards, won’t a consolidation loan get my score back up? 
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      In the mean time I need to get a car, a person I’ve been working with says the finance person has banks that only pull EX.  
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      1. Where how to get consolidation loan to put out card fires.  
      2. Apply for consolidation or car loan first? 
      3. If I can get more then I need on consolidation should I take it and use extra to pay down balance then it will show less then 100% on my report and now count as bad?
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       Thank you for any and all help!!!!!

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