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Does paying of collections help
I paid off almost everything on my credit report including collections, open accounts, I have nothing left but one credit card that is corny and stormy land that are current. Will this help or hurt my score?

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One credit card that is current and student loans that are current

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Yes, paying collections does help, but you might not have to pay the total amount shown on some of the debts, depending on their age, though this doesn't apply with student loans.With some debts in collections, you might be able to negotiate a 'pay for delete' agreement.  The hows and whys are explained in the articles on this site. Please take the time to read them because the information here can benefit you for the rest of your life.

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