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Re: > 70% Util to < 10% Util - Impact on Score

Congrats, another sucess story! Less debt = Higher score. Why? you appear less risky to lenders and the computer model. Remember the Three P's. Pay in full EARLY, Pay on Time, and Patience. These are the silent motors that raise a FICO score.

Starting scores 01/02/2012 EQ 707(Fico) TU 733(Fico) EXP 735 (FAKO)
Updated scores 06/01/2014 EQ 797(Fico) TU 768(Fico) EXP 769 (Fico), EQ 849 (Next Gen 5/27/14 Penfed)

Remember the Three P's: Pay early in Full, Pay on Time, Patience