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Registered: ‎04-18-2008
Re: AMEX Question

I don't believe you can backdate a credit account, unless you call your creditor and ask them to change it but it is not likely. You have the option of becoming someone else's Authorized User, like your parents or someone else you know with a longer credit history. If not, I recommend waiting until you have a year's worth of credit and reduce your credit balances to under 15% to increase your scores above 700. Hope this helps.