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MY CS DROPPED 35 PTS. WITH 2 NEW CREDIT CARDS
Hi There! Maybe you all can help me! I am really trying to build up me credit score here. I have been approved for 2 credit cards in the past month. Kay Jewelers for 3K and the Barclay's Finance for Apple for 2K. The problem is, I thought that this would have a positive impact since this greatly increased my overall CCU. (currently 18%) Instead my score suffered a major hit of 35 points. I don't understand! =( PLEASE HELP!

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It's not unusual for new accounts to cause an initial drop in your credit score, due to the hard inquiries added to your report. Please read this article to learn more: https://www.creditkarma.com/article/MyScoreDroppedWhy

Hope that helps!

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