Posts Tagged "death of spouse"

Joint accounts with husband can help wife qualify for credit

Dear Experian,

I have been married for many years and have always had credit with my husband. If I ever need to apply for credit on my own, will I be able to get approved based on the good credit I have had with him?


Closing accounts after death of husband

Dear Experian,

My husband died on July 10, 2009. I am closing out nearly all the credit cards he had. How will that affect my credit score?


What happens to a spouse’s credit report when they die

Dear Experian,

When a spouse dies what happens to their credit information? Can it be purged or removed with a copy of the death certificate?


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