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Paying off Old Collections?
Is it a good idea to pay off old collections? I'm in the process of rebuilding myself and my credit. I'd like to remove those tiny thorns (small bills) on my credit report and begin to move forward. I have a fear of "restarting" the reporting time period, by addressing these old charge-off accounts/collections. I'm not sure if companies are still doing "pay for deletion" type of transactions anymore. Any suggestions on this matter?

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