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Paying off balance on delinquent accounts. Good for your score?
I fell on some hard times a few months ago, had several cards close due to delinquencies and a car loan that went 60 days delinquent. I now have the ability to pay everything off today. In order to try to get my score going back up should I pay everything off to a zero balance immediately or should I just pay them 90% down and continue to make low monthly payments on the closed accounts? Thank you.

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Pay everything off at once. You don't get credit for paying on closed accounts. You need to prevent this stuff from becoming charged off and going to collections.

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