What does CITYWIDE mean on my credit report?
Is CITYWIDE making an impact on your credit score?
What is CITYWIDE?
CITYWIDE is shorthand for
Citywide Banks, with the company name being
Citywide Banks Inc
Enriching people life one customer, employee and community at a time Citywide banks is sponsored by Heartland financial USA, Inc., which has renamed itself HTLF. The new branding better represents the Company HTLF is now, and what it brings to the citywide-Banks, its employees and its communities.
CITYWIDE is a
Bank provider. They could be on your report for a number of reasons, for example:
⚫ You missed a repayment.
⚫ You opened an account with Citywide Banks.
⚫ You opened a credit card / loan / mortgage with this company.
⚫ Someone fraudulently opened a credit line under your name.
How do I contact them?
Here is the current contact details for Citywide Banks:
- 1800 Larimer Street, #100 Denver, CO 80202
Citywide Banks customers can make payments online, through a mobile app, or by using a wire transfer. There is no monthly payment plan, but customers can use a prepaid debit card or check to make payments. Automatic payments are not discounted, but there are no penalties for late or missed payments.
|Do they offer a monthly payment plan?||No|
|Can I make payments over the phone?||No|
|Can I make payments online?||Yes|
|Do they offer a discount for automatic payments?||No|
|Can I make a payment using a mobile app?||Yes|
|Can I make a payment using a prepaid debit card?||Yes|
|Can I make a payment using a wire transfer?||Yes|
Forgiveness and Cancellation
Sallie Mae does not offer loan forgiveness or consolidation. Loan forgiveness is not directly addressed.
|Do they offer loan forgiveness?||No|
|Do they offer loan consolidation?||No|
How to Apply
At Citywide Banks, a division of HTLF Bank, you can apply for a loan online, but not over the phone or in person. You can also apply for a loan with a cosigner.
|Can I apply for a loan online?||Yes|
|Can I apply for a loan over a phone call?||No|
|Can I apply for a loan in person?||No|
|Can I apply for a loan using a mobile app?||No|
|Can I apply for a loan with a cosigner?||Yes|
IdentityIQ Report Example
- This is an example of what this creditor will look like on your IdentityIQ report.
Will this affect my credit score?
Whether this account affects your credit score depends on a variety of factors, such as:
- Account Open Date: If you opened this account recently it will impact your credit, the only way to prevent this from impacting your credit score is to remove the account from your report.
- Derogatory Markings: If this account has any derogatory markings such as:
Lates, Charge Offs, Collections and others.
However, there are could be some potential positive aspects to this account which could lead to improving your credit score, such as:
- Account Age: If your account is quite old, then the age of it will positively impact your credit score
- Repayment History: If the account has no
Late Payments, Charge off Payments, then it may reflect a positive impact onto your credit score.
Can it be removed from my credit report?
Yes, with the right strategy, you will be able to remove any account from your report. But you have to be careful to ensure that the account is negative to begin with, or it will negatively impact your credit score.
However, removing a negative account will positively impact your credit score, allowing you to open new credit lines and potentially removing bad debt.
What is a Bank
A bank is an institution where money is kept for saving or commercial purposes. They are able to offer Loans and Mortgages which means they have the ability to report on your credit. Banks are generally felt as untrustworthy (30% confidence rating in the USA) by the general public. Banks can make mistakes on your credit report which may lower your credit score, potentially damaging your credit report and costing you money.
How do I remove CITYWIDE from my credit report?
You can send a dispute letter to the credit bureaus to remove this account from your report. You must send a dispute letter to all three credit bureaus, as they are legally required to remove the account from your report if it is found to be inaccurate. For best results you should send a dispute letter to the credit bureaus via certified mail, this will ensure that you have a legal record of the communication.