I would like to better understand how co-signing for apartment leases affects credit.
I have student loans on my report with different amounts but the same account number. They are all under accounts in good standing. I think that they are repeated. They are listed nine times! I also have two other student loan accounts with the same account number but with a different company. I have consolidated my school loans twice so I’m assuming that they are from before I consolidated. Do all these hurt my credit? They are all paid/never late/closed, but I’m concerned it shows that I over extend myself.
Does a landlord have to have a judgment against a former tenant in order for the debt to be reported? Can a collection agency report a debt without obtaining a judgment?
I am listed as an authorized user on two of my husband’s accounts, one of which was charged off, and the other is in collections. They are showing up on my credit report and negatively impacting me. How can I get these off my credit report?
I checked my credit report online and saw that it says I have no credit cards. I am an authorized user on a card, and I pay the balance every month. Why doesn’t it appear on my report?
Does placing a security freeze at one credit agency extend to all three credit agencies like a fraud alert?
I co-signed college loans for my children. They are now both out of school, working and re-paying the student loans on time with no delinquencies. I would like to remove my name as co-signer. Will this increase my credit score, and will it decrease their credit scores?
Will adding one or more authorized users (my husband and my daughter) to my credit card accounts affect me negatively? My daughter will not have a card to use; I only want to help establish her credit.
I took out a loan for a van in 2008 and lost my job shortly afterwards. I only made two payments on it. The lender never came looking to take back the vehicle. This past week I received a letter from them stating that they want the van. What are my options? Can you help?
Why has my credit score dropped 42 points? There is a late payment on one of my cards which has since been brought current, and four of my accounts have been paid off and have a “0” balance. Why doesn’t my score increase as quickly when I pay off accounts as it does when I miss a payment?
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