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Re: Closing Aged Accounts.. Yes It Is Ok

CultivatingCredit wrote:

I am getting the picture of this thread. Longer the accounts the better, drop off after 10 years once closed, and continue to count toward your average length EVEN after closed. I am still new to much of this an my oldest is only 3 years. Simple question but if I leave cards open those aren't taken off after 10 right?



Right. It's not uncommon for those with older mortgages to have a length of credit history of 20-30-40 years.