How to Improve My Credit Score by Adding an Authorized User?

Answer An authorized user on a credit card account is an individual that has the right to use the card but does not have the legal obligation to pay debt acquired through the use of the card. Having someo... Read More »

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How do I add an authorized user who has bad credit to a credit card?

Meet with PersonMeet with the person who wants to become an authorized user of your credit card. In many cases, the bank or credit-card company may need to verify his information. You can add anyon... Read More »

How can I remove an authorized user from my credit report?

Unfortunately, while many expect adding an authorized user to a credit account will boost the added person's credit worthiness or access to capital, this procedure often damages the authorized user... Read More »

Does adding your child to a credit card help his credit score?

The idea of adding your child to your current credit card is commonly referred to as "piggybacking." While this used to help build credit for your child, it no longer does. You can, however, open a... Read More »

How do I add a user to a credit card to improve the rating?

Contact Your Credit Card CompanyWrite a letter to your credit card company to ask that it adds your friend to your credit card as a secondary cardholder. Let the credit card company know that you'r... Read More »