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masdeocho
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Re: Calculating Average Account Age


Nick777 wrote:
Just to clarify - even closed TLs count against age; therefore it does not matter whether a TL is open or closed when age is calculated?


If the score was calculated on the very day that a TL was closed -- then no, it wouldn't matter.  But it's unlikely that will happen.
 
Age is your friend. The score takes into account the age of the oldest TL -- so you don't want to close your very first CC.  It also takes into account the average age of all accounts -- so you don't want to close a bunch of accounts.
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