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I pay my credit card balance off every month. Any benefit to wait to pay right before it's due?
Any benefit in leaving a balance for a few weeks before paying it off or just pay off right away?

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As long as you pay before the due date you wont pay any interest.  It would not hurt your score if you pay early.  The credit card companys only report on statement dates.  The reason you leave something on your card is to show activity on your card.  If you pay it all off before the statement date then there is no activity. 

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Depends... How many credit cards do you have?  if only one just pay it off before the statement date.  if you have more then one, yes let a small balance (1%-9%) and pay before due date.

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You don't want to pay interest on any balance if possible, so pay it as soon as possible after receiving the statement and before the due date.  Do not pay it online immediately after purchasing something because that hurts your score.

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