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Does every student loan you cosign for show up on your credit report?


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2005-09-26 14:22:40
2005-09-26 14:22:40

If the creditor chooses to report the loan, then yes, the account will show on your credit report. A co-signer is 100% liable for the balance of the loan, whether reported or not.


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Every time the credit report is accessed, it is lowered slightly.

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You can co-sign on as many transactions as you feel like..Remember..Every time you co-sign on a loan, it will appear on your credit report..AND..If the person you co-signed for does not pay, you are responsible..Under normal circumstances, creditors asking for a co-signer know that the odds are close to 75% that you will end up making some of the payments.

There are many sites that allow you to view your credit report free. Many of these sites were created by credit reporting agencies. People have a right to have a free credit report every year due to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Creditors may report any time there is activity on your account, if a credit report is pulled [for a credit application] or if payments are made late. Capital One may report every month whereas a smaller department store card may not report at all. It solely depends on the creditor on how often the credit report is updated.

when you consolidate your student loans. It helps your credit score by closing the multiple loans. Your credit report will report the loans you consolidated as PAId/Consolidation. We all know paying a bill helps your credit. Now you have one large bill and as you pay on it ON TIME it will increase your credit score. Also, a rule of thumb is think of your old student loans as maxed out credit cards especially if you haven't paid on them. They don't help your credit until you pay on them on time EVERY month. We all know maxed out credit cards have a negative effect on your credit score. I consolidated my loans and I am eager to pay on them to help raise my credit score. Well, there is a second part to that first answer. If you have not yet consolidated your loans, they show up on your credit report as itemized. When you finally get them consolidated they show as one loan form one lender. This will also improve your credit score.

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