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72: Too many installment accounts with a delinquent or derogatory payment status

Explanation:

An installment account is one with a fixed monthly payment for the life of the loan. Auto loans and student loans are common examples of installment loans. You have had too many installment accounts that are at least 30 days late and/or on which a lender has reported a derogatory status. Late payments are a proven indicator of increased risk. People with late payments are at risk of being overextended, putting existing credit with lenders at risk.

What you can do:

Paying all bills on time every month is important to maintaining a good credit score. If you remain behind with any payments, bring them current as soon as possible, and then make future payments on time. Over time this will have a positive impact on your score.
 

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