How does opening and closing credit cards affect your score?

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How does opening and closing credit cards affect your score?
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What impact does opening a new card have on your credit score? And should you close your old accounts? Here are Clark’s rules of thumb.

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Clark Howard About the author:
Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. His national radio show and website show you ways to put more money in your pocket, with advice you can trust. More about Clark
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