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Re: Adding an authorized user with just a name

Misshopeful72 wrote:
Does it report to the credit bureau if the creditor only gets the name? What is the person lives at a different address then the account holder?

It varies by lender. Some connect the dots, others don't.


Different address and especially with different name might well not report, unless there's a shared address listed in the past addresses.


Which card/ bank/ lender are you considering? --or who only asked for the name?

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