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will adding me as an authorized holder on my spouse's older credit card increase my account age?
Just wondering if this would put some older accounts on my credit report because my score is held back by lack of length.

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It will for scoring models and creditors that factor in accounts where one is an AU.  Current scoring models and some creditors disregard accounts where one is an AU.  Either way you have to build your own AAoA with your own tradelines.

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