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Re: Trade Line Deleted, Good or bad?
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ihatemyscore wrote:

Look at it this way, baddies are gone. I rather have a thin file than have blemishes.



Long term, which is really the only way to plan for credit scoring in my opinion, this is absolutely right.


Short-term, it might be a small penalty but solving a thin file issue takes a year give or take (establish accounts, let them and the inquiries age for 6-12 months); negative payment history takes a lot longer to resolve in the time domain.

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