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Collection Account Deleat Letters vs Reporting Paid
I want to payy off old collection accounts but the agencies are saying they will only report "paid" not delete thesm. will this help my score?

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Paying these off will most likely hurt your score depending on how old the account is.  Contact a reputable credit repair company to challenge these accounts AND get them deleted, not just paid.

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What reputable credit repair company????? I only find that they make alot of promises and take your money.

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