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Will my Credit score drop if I apply for new credit?


Yes, Credit score usually lose a few points (up to 5 points) after your request new credit.
 
If you apply for several credit accounts within a few months, multiple credit requests for your Credit Report (called "inquiries") will appear on your credit file.
 
Looking for new credit can increase your credit risk, but most Credit score models are not affected by multiple inquiries from auto or mortgage creditors within a short period of time. Typically, these inquiries may be treated as a single inquiry and will affect your Credit score significantly.
 
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Will Rate Shopping Online Hurt My Credit Score?

NerdWallet (blog)
These days, it seems like there's nothing you can't do online. For example, if you're in the market for a loan, you may be doing your rate shopping on the web to see what kind of terms you qualify for. But does this impact your credit score? The answer ...
Will Rate Shopping Online Hurt My Credit Score?

How Many Credit Cards Should I Have?

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More credit cards could actually boost your credit score, which is important for getting loans, saving on insurance rates, and even getting a job (plus get the other benefits and rewards you mention), but having multiple cards can also be more risky ...
How Many Credit Cards Should I Have?
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