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How much will adding a credit card to a report with zero revolving credit help?
600 credit score now. Adding $800 credit card for revolving credit. Zero revolving credit now. Will this help a lot and by how many points usually since they say revolving is 35% of report?

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It will help. It may not help immediately (new credit accounts are associated with risk), but in the long term it will, provided your credit behavior is good. Pay the bill on time, don't ever go over your limit, and on the day they report to the bureaus (generally 2-6 days after your due date) be sure your balance is under 10% of your total credit line for best results. 
If you have zero revolving debt, you may have the problem known as a "thin file." This means you have fewer than three lines of credit in your own name. If this is the case, there is a limit to how high your score can go, even with the best behavior possible. If you want a good credit score, you have to have credit lines.

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It should give you a nice boost with FICO scores immediately (maybe not here though -Vantage scores).

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It will dip

Your score will initially take a little hit and heres why,

A new open line will effect your overall average open time for accounts

average time open is pretty important stuff

Good Luck!

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