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 Is it better for your credit score to close a zero balance credit card?

Answer In most cases, you are better off not canceling a credit card with no balance, because it will no longer report to the credit bureau as being current with payments and your debt-to-available-credit... Read More »
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Is It Better for Your Credit Score to Close a Zero Balance Credit Card?

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If a magnet is held close to a credit card...will the card become un-readable to a scanner?

No. It has to be an AC type of current to degauss the magnetic strip.What you can do is put the credit card in a Microwave oven. But for no more than 10 seconds. It will scramble the information
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Is it Better for a Credit Score to Close Unused Cards?

It is better for a borrower's credit score to leave all credit card lines open. Closing a credit card decreases a borrower's credit history and limits the amount of available credit to the borrower... Read More »
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If I Negotiate With Credit Card Companies Myself, Will It Negatively Affect My Credit Score?

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