How to improve Credit score after credit card settlement?

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“Do I have any method to raise my credit score once the settlement is complete?” This is a typical concern that may cross your mind before you choose to accept a credit card settlement.

Yes, there is! It’s never too late or difficult to improve your credit score. You must, however, keep in mind that there is no quick, easy solution to boost your credit rating. To achieve your objective, you must have dedication, perseverance, and patience just like with any other diet or fitness program.

Make regular payments in future:
Your credit score is based on your repayment history, which comprises almost one-third of it. The easiest method to improve your score is to make all of your loan and credit card payments on time and in full, right away. This will have a significant influence on your score right immediately.

If you can’t afford to make full payments, you might need to curb your expenses. However, the positive influence on your score will be well worth it.

Do not spend more than half of your credit limit:
Another aspect that influences your credit score is the amount of money you have available on your credit accounts. Make sure you don’t spend more than half of the credit limit offered to you.

If you have a credit limit of Rs. 40,000 on your card and you spend more than Rs. 20,000 per month on the card, this will hurt your score. Anything more indicates an inability to control one’s spending and is a sign that one is “hungry” for credit. This has a detrimental impact on your score.

Continue to use credit cards:
After settlement, many people stop using their credit cards. This is a poor decision. Keep in mind that your credit score will improve if you use it.

You can improve your credit score if you maintain a good payment history. Hence your credit score will not rise if you don’t use any credit! So the best way to raise your credit rating is to utilize just a little of the credit limit provided and pay off your debt in full every month.

How long does it take for score to improve?
It’s not difficult to repair your credit. Although there is no such thing as a magic wand that can instantly cure all of your credit problems, all it takes is a little bit of dedication and perseverance to accomplish your credit objective.

It might take anywhere from six to eight months to get to a point where you are loan-eligible, depending on the severity of your credit problems. Those with minor issues can recover their credit in a fraction of the time it takes others. A score in the 600s will naturally require less time than one in the 500s to improve.

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