How much will my credit score go up if I pay off my credit card?

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    How much your credit score increases with any positive payment record depends on how much your credit score was before. Your credit score can go up when you pay off your credit card for two reasons: on-time payment and lowered credit utilization rate. Both of these put together make up 65% of your score.

    If your credit utilization was high already, paying off your cards can increase your credit score by ten points or more. But, if you’ve had a positive payment history throughout, you may not see much of a jump. Your credit score may increase by a few points or remain the same.If you have a bad score and you miss one more payment, you won’t see much of a drop in your scores, but there will be visible improvement if you make an on-time payment or lower your credit utilization.

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