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How long will it take to remove debt and change credit score (if possible) once it's paid in full?

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What types of debt? If the "debt" was charge-off and or in collection, paying it won't improve your scores in vast majority of credit scoring models (maybe 2~3 out of 100s) and paid collection isn't ground for removal from your credit reports. However paying it might stop the debt owner taking further actions against you. "Paid" will also look bit more favorable in potential creditors' eyes.

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