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Avg age lower by 3 years. How many points lost?

I dropped my average from 9 years to 6 years. I hadn't been monitoring my scores at the time. Can anyone guestimate my score before the drop assuming all other factors were the same. Thanks.
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Re: Avg age lower by 3 years. How many points lost?

What are your three FICO scores now? I wanna guess your scorecard and give you an answer.
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FICO 08 Scores (03-26-2015): EQ 814, EX 817, TU 822
All three scores were 850. Lost points for not having an open installment TL. So, BE WARNED!!!!!
Credit History: 26 years ~ AAoA: 13 years ~ Util: 1% ~ Inqs: EX 1, EQ 1

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Re: Avg age lower by 3 years. How many points lost?



fused111 wrote:
What are your three FICO scores now? I wanna guess your scorecard and give you an answer.



My score last year right after the average age drop was 700 with new accounts over 2 months. I know now that 30 points was for inqs and 10 points for new accounts. So probably my score before was 740 but a 740 3 years older would be I don't know. :smileyhappy: Thanks for guessing.
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ilovepizza wrote:
I dropped my average from 9 years to 6 years. I hadn't been monitoring my scores at the time. Can anyone guestimate my score before the drop assuming all other factors were the same. Thanks.

A change in average-age from 9 to 6 years shouldn't be that bad. Even with an average-age of 6 years, you are still boderline FICO score high achiever with this one criteria. I would guess, and this is only a guess, less than a 15 point drop in scores.
Credit Profile -
FICO 08 Scores (03-26-2015): EQ 814, EX 817, TU 822
All three scores were 850. Lost points for not having an open installment TL. So, BE WARNED!!!!!
Credit History: 26 years ~ AAoA: 13 years ~ Util: 1% ~ Inqs: EX 1, EQ 1

Credit Cards: Amex BCP ~ Amex Clear ~ Amex Platinum ~ Barclay Ring Mastercard ~ Chase Freedom Visa ~ CITI Dividend Platinum World Mastercard ~ FIA Fidelity Investment Platinum Visa ~ First Hawaiian Bank Gold Visa
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Re: Avg age lower by 3 years. How many points lost?

It's getting hard for me to gain points. 3-4 points even is a lot to me these days. To me 15 points is a huge number. lol. :smileyhappy:
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