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jamie123
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Registered: ‎03-22-2012
Re: What should I do with my 3 credit cards?

You need to use all your cards every month. The amount you use them doesn't matter too much. The way you pay them matters a lot!

 

You need to pay them online a few days BEFORE the payment due date. When you sign up at Walmart for electronic billing you will get a TU08 FICO score for free.

 

You want to have 1 card report less than 9% of ALL your credit cards' credit limits and all the other cards report zero. So for you the number would be $500+$300+$200=$1000 $1000 x .09 = $90

 

1 card reports less than $90 each month and all the other cards report zero.



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