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Anyone lose their credit after becoming a widow

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Yes.  My wife passed away recently, and to prove it to herself, all but one credit card was in her name.  Score dtopped by over 90 points.  I was lucky, and applied for credit before those cards reported to the bureaus (next day after I got over the stunning news).  I was able to get 2 cards (at a higher rate, but rate does not appear to impact your score).

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