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If I add boyfriend as authorized user and he is filing for bankruptcy, will that affect my credit?
I am planning on adding bf on as an authorized user to help him rebuild credit. He is in the process of filing for chap 7 bankruptcy, not sure yet if he will get it but his bankruptcy lawyer says it is likely.
My Q is, will simply adding him on as an authorized user affect my credit due to his bankruptcy status? we plan on not even giving him the card. I have a decent credit score and always pay my cards dues in full so just wanted to help him rebuild credit but not if the bankruptcy will negatively impact me.

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