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Will closing new accounts raise the length of my credit history?
I recently opened two credit cards and the length of my credit history dropped and negatively impacted my score. If I close these new cards will the average length of my accounts go back up or will the closed credit cards stay on my report?

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Closing accounts is a bad idea and will hurt your overall scoring.  If you haven't read the articles on this site,please do so.  You will benefit greatly from that knowledge.

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