Sorry you need to re-think this question. Only certain, goverment, institutions can get your credit report legally with out your permisssion. When you ask for any type of credit you usually agree to a credit check somewhere in the form you have filled out. * No. Someone has made an error. Authorized user's of an account are not legally responsible for the debt incurred on the account and any activity on that account should not appear on the AU's credit report. It is entirely possible that the AU has been listed as a second account holder, if the AU has a second card bearing his or her name they can likely be held equally responsible for the debt. It would be in the best interest of the involved party to resolve the matter as soon as possible.
If they have granted permission. Ideally they'd contact the credit card company to add you as an authorized user.
If you are an authorized user of another persons credit it has no effect on your credit at all. It will not raise nor lower your score. The credit card company simple issues you a card with your name on it and then holds the person who holds the credit with them responsible for any charges you make.
Contact the credit card company. Usually they will close that account completely and move to a new card for the remaining member.
If you're only an authorized user on a credit card, you don't directly owe anything as far as the credit company is concerned. However, you can still be sued by the individual who has the card account.
If it does report it will show that you are just an authorized user, most cards don't even report authorized users anymore.
You can call the lender and close that authorized user account. It no longer affects their credit anyway so there is no damage.
No, only the primary cardholder's credit score is affected.
Usually all you need is the person's name and their relationship to the account holder. Credit Card issuers have different criteria for adding an authorized person or a second card holder.
No. The authorized user/signer will have to apply for an account using their own credit history.
It negatively affects both the primary and the authorized user credit score and report.
When adding an authorized user to your account, you are agreeing to any and all charges that person places on the account. If the authorized user chooses to abuse the account, such as making purchases beyond the amount that you are able to pay or by exceeding the limit of the card, the negative effects goes against the primary users credit. The authorized users credit is not affected at all and they are not responsible for payments. So be careful who you chose to add to your card.
an authorized user is someone who has been given consent by the owner of the account to use it and morally should pay for what they purchase but will not be financially responsible to do so even tho the creditor can and probably will report the account to both the owner and the authorized users credit profiles with the credit reporting agencies.
NO. IT wILL BE NOTED AS "A" FOR AUTHORIZED USER ON THAT persons credit file. it does does not increase or decrease your credit score. It should boost theirs in you pay the bill on time. JUDE KAGABINES LEXINGTON SC
usually this is because the original lender sold the account to a new lender which takes on the loan/debt, but the paper trail is still left on a persons credit report. If a company goes out of business they also liquidate their assets/accounts to another creditor. It also can be because the person did not pay on the account and it was sold to another creditor or a collection company. The most rare case would be that there is a mistake on a persons credit file and should contact the credit report company.
if you are an authorized user on the card then you are responsible for the card too. so yes they can
Send them a "copy only" of your credit card agreement that you got from the credit card company that won't do it for you.
No, authorized users are not responsible for debt incurred on such an account.
No, only the owner and authorized users of the credit card will be reported on the credit card company to the credit agencies. If your husband is an authorized user on the credit card then it will show up on his credit report.
In general, those becoming "authorized users" will not have changes made to their credit report unless (1) they become an authorized user of a company card and that company requires employees to take personal responsibility for charges or (2) they become a joint account holder, making them responsible for all charges. So, if one falls into one of the above camps, the time varies based on the frequency with which the issuer chooses to inform the credit bureaus. Because "authorized user" status does NOT change the liability of the account holder, these types of credit report transactions are not priorities and may take place a few times per year. Wait three (3) months and re-review your credit reports. If the "authorized user" does not disappear, dispute the tradeline with the appropriate credit bureau.
Yes, as long as your listed as a "Co-signer" on the account. Credit is not build if you are just an "Authorized User" if this was a credit card account. Lastly, this all assumes that whatever this joint-account is that it reports to credit.
It depends on if the account was good and helping your score or a bad account that was holding your account down. Removing a good account cold lower your score.
No. Authorized Users are NOT liable for the debt, only the PRIMARY on the account is liable.
Many college students have no credit, or a limited credit history. Fortunately, there is a way for college students to obtain a credit card and build their credit. For instance, if your parents have good credit, perhaps they can add you to their credit card account as an authorized user. As an authorized user, you can enjoy the ease and flexibility of using a credit card. Read on to learn more about becoming an authorized user, so you can get the credit that you need.Is it easy to become an authorized user?Yes, it is rather simple to become an authorized user on your parents credit card account. However, your parents may not be able to add you to their account if they have a poor payment history with that credit card issuer, or if they are currently over their spending limit on that particular account. Your parents can simply contact the customer service department for that credit card issuer to begin the process. In most instances, you can become an authorized user in a matter of minutes.What information do my parents need in order to add me as an authorized user?Your parents may be required to give the credit card issuer your full legal name, Social Security number, date of birth, drivers license number (or state identification card number), your contact details, and your employment and income information.Am I required to make payments if I am an authorized user?No, authorized users are not legally required to make payments to the credit card issuer. However, your parents may ask you to make payments directly to them whenever you use the card. Be sure to discuss this information with your parents prior to becoming an authorized user on their account.Will my parents payment history affect my credit score?Yes, if you are listed as an authorized user on your parents credit card account, their payment history will appear on your credit reports. So, if your parents make timely payments on their account, this can boost your credit score. However, if your parents default on their credit card account, it can have a negative impact on your credit history.Will I have my own credit card to shop with?Yes, for your convenience, your parents can request the credit card issuer to send them a card in your name. Please note that your parents may establish a spending limit for you on their account.How long can I remain an authorized user on the account?Generally speaking, you are allowed to remain an authorized user on someones account for as long as you like (or until that person removes you from that account).If your parents add you to their credit card account, it is important that you follow their rules and use your credit card wisely. Your parents are legally responsible for paying the credit card bill, so do not take advantage of the situation. And in a matter of time, you may be able to obtain a credit card on your own.
I was a authorized user on one of my exwifes accounts and did not realize it. I noticed my credit score was going down steadily and was not sure why. Then it made a big plunge so I checked my credit report and fiqured out I was a authorized user on one of her accounts that she had stopped paying on.I called the company and at first they would not take my name off of the account saying it would have to be settled first. I argued with them how could I be responsible for something I don't even see a statement on. It took several calls but I finally reached someone who saw my side of the story. They had trouble deleting my name from the account and had to get a supervisor involded to get me removed. My credit score jumped by more than a 100 points the next month. EDIT: This would have been a good response if the question was "Will my credit be affected if I am added as an authorized user". I think the person answering the original question got the authorized user and account holder in reverse. The answer below is correctly answers the question without confusion. Also...a couple of credit card issuers have policies that hold Authorized Users responsible for their actions and safeguard the Primary Account holders credit file. Credit scores are not affected by the actions of an authorized user. Neither can an AU be held legally responsible for the account regardless of what they may be told by the card issuer. The premise being that an AU has no control over how the account is handled as they do not have access to payment of the account or other issues such as increasing the credit line.
It happens and can be disputed. Call you credit card company or credit agencies.