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how long do i have to have a credit card before it begins to improve my credit score?
I know when you first open an account, your score will take a dip. For example I just got a car loan 2 months ago and my score has dropped 50 points. I expect a dip if I open a new credit card as well. My question is roughly how long will this last before my score returns to where it was. (assuming I pay my bill on time etc.)

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