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why would paying 4100 to a credit card company to lower my utilization cause my credit score to drop
I had a credit score of 657 and paid $4100 in one payment to lower the amount owed. It showed the payment on Credit Karma but my score went to 656. I had thought that the score would have gone up.

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Did the payment reflect on your reports yet? Check your FICO scores to see how they reacted.

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