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Walt_K
Posts: 3,065
Registered: ‎11-02-2009
Re: Consolidate loans to reduce number of installment accounts on credit report?

The too many accounts with balances ding is a minor one.  I wouldn't worry about it.  Consolidate your loans if it makes sense financially, e.g., if you can get a better interest rate.


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