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Does paying your credit card bill early boost your credit score?

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February 23, 2018

Yes! First off, paying it early means you're paying your bills on time, which will help build your credit score. In addition, paying your bill before the credit bureaus check your outstanding balance will lower your credit utilization -- the amount of credit used compared to the amount you have -- which can raise your score as well.  MoneyTips covers this in more detail in Hack Your Way To A Better Credit Score In 30 Days

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