Posts Tagged ‘ pay off ’

Paying off account will not restart the seven year time frame

Dear Experian, If a charged off credit card is about to drop off and I pay it off, can the creditor restart the seven year time frame on my report? Thank you. - PYR

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Contacting collection agency won’t add negative entry

Dear Experian, I have an unpaid charge-off that I want to pay off. I've contacted the creditor showing on my current credit report but they advised me that they sold the account in 2011. The "sold to" company has never contacted me for re-payment. How can I go about paying off this debt and stopping the monthly reporting to the credit agencies? I'm afraid if I contact the "sold to" company there will be another negative entry on my report, in addition to the original creditor. Thank you. - BLD

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