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Should i report my SSN to the bank so that Ill get a longer credit history?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by sakura, Aug 11, 2019 at 9:32 PM.

  1. sakura

    sakura New Member

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    When i opened an account and got a credit card with BOA like 4 years ago, i did not have SSN since i was a student. After that i got SSN and I got amex credit card like a year ago. I noticed that my credit report is only showing that Amex history. I have a good history with BOA CC, should i report my SSN to BOA so that ill get a longer credit history possibly? or it does not matter?
     
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  2. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    How were you originally approved without an SSN?

    And yes, it'd be good to make sure it shows up on your report for the credit history.
     
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    sakura New Member

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    when i had no idea about credit card, i was at BOA branch and the lady asked me if i wanted to make a credit card and i said yes. I was approved somehow there. probably because ive been using BOA account for a couple of years. I see other international students were approved without SSN as well.
     
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