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How Long Does Something Stay on My Credit Report?

Negative information isn’t something you ever want to see on your credit report. But, sometimes it happens… and it doesn’t just disappear. Information stays visible on your Experian credit report for certain amounts of time depending on the type of activity reported. The good news? It doesn’t have to remain a mystery – you can learn when things fall off your credit report with this simple guide.

Review this infographic to learn how long some of the most common types of information stays on your credit report. Just be sure that when your negative items drop off, your credit behaviors stay strong.

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