Posts Tagged ‘ collection account ’

Medical collection accounts and your credit report

Dear Experian, Can a collection agency sell your medical debt to another collection agency in order to keep it on your credit report when it's coming close to the seven year mark? - BTL

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Collection agencies may try to collect a debt after it is deleted from your credit report

Dear Experian, How long can a collection agency attempt to collect a debt? Is there a time limit or statute? - CLI

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Not paying utility bills and insurance could hurt credit scores

Dear Experian, Does paying a utility bill or car or home insurance late affect your credit scores? - FXR

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Paying collection accounts in full can help, but might not improve credit scores

Dear Experian, In the long run, will my credit be more positively affected if I pay off collection agency debt in full as opposed to accepting and paying a settlement amount? - ATO

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