Posts Tagged "paid collection account"

The impact of paying a collection account on credit scores

Dear Experian,

Does settling a debt that is showing negative on my credit report as a “collection”, get removed from my report as soon as it is paid? Does paying this debt help raise my credit score?


Paid collection account not deleted immediately

Dear Experian,

How do I get something I have paid removed from my credit report? I’m trying to get approved for an apartment and I need it taken off ASAP. I have the letter from the collection agency showing the debt has been paid in full.


Benefits of paying a collection account

Dear Experian,

I have a credit card account on my report that has gone to a collection company and was written off by the credit card company. If I make a deal with the collection company to start a payment plan and pay this off, will it affect my credit in a positive manner or is it too late for that? Also, does the collection company have to report the timely payments to you to show it is being paid?


Paid collection accounts not removed from credit report immediately

Dear Experian,

If I pay the bills that were sent to collection will they come off? How do you get them off? I’m trying to get a home in the next few months and my credit score is low.


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