For those who follow this blog, and for the surprisingly large number of readers who took an interest in my Apple Card Saga (as I am now going to be calling it), there has been an update. More specifically: I got one.

How? Well, the answer is just as absurd as everything else involving credit scores that I’ve written about. It’s also pretty nuanced and I’m bored of writing about this because there’s nothing I can do to change reality, so I’ll just give you, my dear readers, the short version.

Upon reading my articles, an ex of mine reached out to let me in on a little tidbit I’d been unaware of. You see, some years ago, when we were an item, they’d opened a credit card and I had been an authorized purchaser on it, because it seemed silly for both of us to open credit lines to purchase furniture and stuff for the new apartment we were sharing. It was certainly handy for us to be able to go to separate stores to get the things we needed — divide-and-conquer, as they say — which meant having two cards was better than one. …


Dacoda Nelson

I’m an IT consultant, I studied physics, and I enjoy securities analysis in my free time, when I’m not writing. He/him or they/them. BLM!

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