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how do I elimanate all unused credit cards?
I have 37 credit cards That I do not used and they have 0 balances. How do I rid them from my history?

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You can call the credit card companies and ask them to do so. The accoutns will however stay on your creidt report for quite some time.

That said. if I were you, I'd think carefully about clsoing these accounts. A factor in your credit score is how long is your longest credit line (for msot people this is a credit card) and what is the average credit age (sum of credit lines lives / number of credit lines). Clsoing credit cards unjudiciously may make your credit score drop by a lot.  So I'd clsoe credit cards with fees and leave the rest be.  

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