I was surprised to see my credit card was reported over the limit by $19 within five days of the charge occurring. Even though it was paid within the statement date, my credit score went down by seven points. Why?
Dear Experian, Is an authorized user responsible for the debt? If an authorized user is removed from the credit card, can the credit card also be removed from the credit report? I also read somewhere that credit bureaus will not take into account authorized users for credit scores. Is that true? – CHS Dear CHS, […]
I recently found out that a car dealership pulled a hard inquiry on my credit without my consent. I also had a password protected account with them. The employee at the dealership who pulled it admitted that he did this and did not have my consent. What should I do?
I have requested a credit line increase from my credit card company three times, and have been declined each time. Does this affect my credit history?
Dear Experian, Can I improve my scores by providing you with letters of credit from my utilities? – DPH Dear DPH, Experian cannot add accounts to a credit report using letters from your utility company. In order to include account information, the utility company must meet the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act […]
I am beginning a government-sponsored HAMP mortgage modification program. My lowered first three trial mortgage payments will be reported as “partial payments.” After the trial period they will be reported as “modified.” How bad will this affect my credit score?
How long does a derogatory closure of an account pertaining to an auto loan affect your credit scores?
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