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565 credit score. Added as auth user to dad's credit card (8-10k/month). Timetable for impact on CS?
I'm 24, have a 565 credit score (I let my ex-girlfriend in college put her utilities in my name and just found out she didn't pay them). Anyway, my Dad is helping me out by adding me as an authorized user on his business credit card, on which he spends $8,000-$10,000 per month. I'll have the collections paid off by the end of May (they totaled over $2,000). If anyone has some idea of the results I can expect, I'd like to know how being added as an authorized user to his card will affect my credit score and a rough estimate of a timetable for the results. Any comments will be appreciated.

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