How much does bankruptcy lower your credit score?

Answer Depending on your credit history, including late payments, judgments, and charge offs, filing bankruptcy could lower your credit score 100 to 300 points. The bankruptcy will stay on your credit rep... Read More »

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Does reporting a credit card stolen lower your credit score?

Reporting a credit card stolen does not lower your credit score. Some actions that can lower your credit score are late or missed payments, too many inquiries for new credit at one time and unpaid ... Read More »

Does cancelling credit cards lower your credit score?

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation states that canceling your credit cards can lower your credit score if they have been opened for many years. Credit scores are based on the number of years... Read More »

How much does a charge off lower a credit score?

A charge off can lower your credit score 50 to 125 points depending on the type of debt that is charged off. Revolving credit card debts will result in less points lost on your credit score than a ... Read More »

Does checking your credit score lower your score?

Individuals may check their credit scores. Credit scores may also be checked by prospective employers, insurance companies, prospective landlords, and creditors. Such inquiries do not negatively im... Read More »