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Student Loans

Hi there,

 

I have a student loan that I have been paying off for appr 12 year now with a current balance of appr. $15k.

 

Would it be better for my credit score to pay it off in full or continue to pay my regular monthly installments?

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Re: Student Loans

 

You won't receive a FICO score boost from paying down an installment loan.    However there are other non~score related reasons to do so, such as reducing interest  payments or improving your DTI%

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Re: Student Loans

I understand, thanks.

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