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How do several current accounts influence a credit result? - General Chat
However, I must point out that multiple current account balances, particularly those that are idle or have an available overshoot, may influence your credit value. It would be a complete change of mind if I opened many current account books and saw my creditworthiness on both the clear score and the MSE expert without any change. There' s a whole bunch of credit score mythology.
May I point out that I know that the concept of a joint credit rating between creditors is a legend, as each creditor carries out its own reviews and evaluations. However, banks measure their credit exposure based on the amount of credit available, so more than one overdraft can affect your score. For a small number of voicemail boxes, I cannot see that there is a issue.
However, it is a good policy to shut down old idle bank accounts. Please note that this is a good policy. Also, this obviously only holds true if you are considering taking out a loan, credit card in the near term or mortgages. If not, credit score/rating does not really play a major role. However, banks measure their credit exposure based on the amount of credit available, so more than one overdraft can affect your score.
Reading what ClearingScore say about affirmative and negative results on your chart, they actually say that available but idle credit is a affirmative. Credit checks usually involve defaults and delays, in particular in the case of CJCs. The rest is quite a lot of noisy, so that you come back to verify your score so that they can refer you to new product.
Reading what ClearingScore say about affirmative and negative results on your chart, they actually say that available but idle credit is a affirmative. There is a likelihood that it is there and could be used, but a plus because it shows restraint and does not take advantage of all the loans that are made available to you.
I understand that in most credit rating schemes this is a net plus, with the exception of extremely marginal cases (e.g. many times your disposable credit income). Also I have far more than 1 current bank but not all of them are in my British credit database (some are abroad).
Neither of these was a concern when it came to obtaining a home loan or creditcard, both very topical. I' d like to point out that I only have a very small bank debit on one bank balance (which I never used) and 4 credit lines with a credit line of approximately 1/3 of my pay.
As DaveTMG has told me that several current account balances will not adversely effect your creditworthiness, I deal with that. There is no effect of the total number of bank deposits on them and they could potentially have a beneficial effect (many high credit lines, but little use of this credit). And I can also say that I have always had 4-5 current bank balances, often leaving with a few years all at once without any activities and had no influence on any credit reports.
So, MSE sent me a Teaser e-mail today to get me to sign up and be quoted excessive priced credit card checks to verify my credit with expert. The following was one of the fields "Why your score might have changed": Obediently I verify my creditworthiness and it always increases after I have closed an account--
On the other hand, this "score" is just an fictive number created by whatever ministry to see your credit histories - creditors use the information about your credit files (debt amount, etc.) directly and make their own decisions. Because I don't understand why creditors would be interested in the number of deposits as long as the important things (history of periodic refunds, etc.) are good, so while your senseless "score" might drop for a short time, I don't think creditors really want to know how many deposits you have.
Mr President, I have just responded to the proposal to clean up old bank accounts in order to improve your score.