What does CITYWIDE mean on my credit report?

Is CITYWIDE making an impact credit score?

Updated May 1, 2022

What is CITYWIDE?

CITYWIDE is shorthand for Citywide Banks , with the company name being Citywide Banks  LLC

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. 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 :

Address:

  • 1800 Larimer Street, #100 Denver, CO 80202

Website:

Email:

Phone:

  • 303.365.3650

IdentityIQ Report Example

  • This is an example of what this creditor will look like on your IdentityIQ report.

CITYWIDE 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 CITYWIDE 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.