I recently paid a settlement on a delinquent account. I have the release letters and was told I can send them in directly in order to have the information removed from my credit report. Can you tell me how to do this?
I have an unsecured loan of $10,000 and the loan company has offered me a settlement of $5,000. It I take this settlement, will it affect my credit score?
I am considering signing up with a debt settlement company. They told me that in order for them to negotiate the best deal with my creditors I must refrain from paying my bills for more than 90 days. Won’t this negatively affect my scores?
A debt collector contacted me about a debt that isn’t on my credit report. If I don’t pay him the settlement offer he proposed, can he then add the account to my report?
When an account is paid off through a collection agency, why doesn’t it show paid in settlement on the account with the original creditor as well as the collection agency account?
Does it hurt my credit score if I settle my account?
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?
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