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Credit Limit Increase was classified as new account: Does this affect my score?
Hi All:

I recently had a credit limit increase on one of my cards from $2,500 to $3,500. It was originally reflected as just an increase in the limit, but then it appeared a month later as:

The following credit card limits have changed since your last score update on May 7, 2014:

Credit Card: Balance: Previous Limit: New Limit: Change:
1. XXXXXXXX $XXXXX N/A $3,500 +$3,500
2. XXXXXXXX N/A $3,500 N/A -$3,500
Your overall credit card limits have not changed.

And on the same date the same increase appeared as a new account:

The following accounts have been added to your credit report since your last score update on May 7, 2014:

Account: Type: Date Opened: Credit Limit: Balance:
1. XXXXX Credit Card XXXXX, 2008 $3,500 $XXXX

Should this affect my credit score? It dipped 19 points in a month for seemingly no other discernible reason (my utilization remained similar and I didn't open any new accounts.)

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