Tag: credit limit

Credit limits don’t just affect how much you can charge on a credit card. Besides giving you more earning potential, high credit limits can make it easier to achieve a good credit score. Of course they can also bring on serious problems with debt. We help you understand how credit limits impact your finances and how you can use credit limits to your advantage.

Credit Limit Catch 22

Jun 26, 2015 | Meghan Alard

A higher credit limit may make it easier to maintain the low credit utilization necessary for a high credit score, but only if you have self-restraint.

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Some consumers have credit limits cut by lenders

Apr 22, 2011 | Sam Simpson

Regardless of on-time past payments, consumers find if they miss just one payment, even if it's only by a day or two, their borrowing limit can be cut.

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Retailers worry credit limits will dampen holiday shopping

Sep 29, 2009 | April Lewis-Parks

Because credit cards are harder to come by, some shoppers may cut back spending in order to avoid debt problems.

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Dropping limits and credit scores

Sep 09, 2009 | April Lewis-Parks

Using a small percent of their debt limit can help with a consumer's credit score if limits drop.

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FICO: Dropping limits show small effect on credit scores

Aug 21, 2009 | April Lewis-Parks

Though credit limits have dropped, many borrowers aren't seeing an effect on their credit scores.

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