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why has my credit score decreased,and why is it so low.

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Any of the following can cause your score to drop and /or stay low:

  • Look at your credit usage - is your current credit card utilization above 30%?
  • Do you have any derogatory marks (bankruptcy, accounts in collections, judgments)?
  • Ever been late 30 days or more on a payment?
  • New to credit or have a very short credit history?
  • Too many credit inquires?

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