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I received a 2nd credit card with 5k limit. Will activating it improve my score

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It Can.

Activating it increases the amount of available credit you have, and that 's good.  You just have to be cautious in using credit as you can learn by reading the articles here.  Paying the balance shown on the statement in full every month is a good practice to get into.

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