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If your FICO score is 581 and you have 2 credit cards both almost maxed but you have no late payments no collections and low credit hits why is your score so low?


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2006-02-18 22:25:35
2006-02-18 22:25:35

Not only is your overall score based upon payment history which is very important, it is also based upon the credit to debt ration, "maxing out" an account has an extremely negative affect on the basic credit rating.


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Late payments, No-Payments, Over the credit limit (Maxed out credit cards), Not having a good mixture of credit (Revolving Account, Installment Loan, Home Loan, Etc), and past history.

You pay longer & more interest overall.

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paying off bad credit will take about 60 days to have an effect on your credit score. But, if you don't have any credit cards you will never have a good credit score because no one is giving you credit.

Not if you are responsible for all of the loans or credit card payments on your credit report. But, if the second card holder is responsible for any payments on your cards, and doesn't make them, then it can cause your score to lower.

mimimum payment = maximum years of owning. It results in the highest possible interest payments, in some cases it can almost double your debt!

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You build up credit by making purchases on credit and making payments for them. Since you may not qualify for major credit cards, you can start with either debit cards or get department store credit cards such as Sears, Macys, Kohls, etc. The store credit activity becomes part of our credit history.

An HDFC card will help build your credit over a period of time with regular on-time payments. These cards are tailored to meet the individual needs of the buyer.

probably not, because your consider high risk to the merchant/lender. you probably have some high balances, slow payments and too many active credit cards or/and new credit cards

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