What does ADDITN FI CU mean on my credit report?

Is ADDITN FI CU making an impact on your credit score?

Updated January 1, 2023

What is ADDITN FI CU?

ADDITN FI CU is shorthand for Addition Financial, with the company name being Addition Financial

ADDITN FI CU is a Credit Union provider. They could be on your report for a number of reasons, for example:

  • ⚫ You missed a repayment.

  • ⚫ You opened an account with Addition Financial.

  • ⚫ You opened a credit card / loan / mortgage with this company.

  • ⚫ Someone fraudulently opened a credit line under your name.

About the account

  • ⚫ The average account balance is $2400.

  • ⚫ The average high credit balance is $1500.

The account is classified under the following METRO2 categories:

  • ⚫ Secured
  • ⚫ Collection Agency/Attorney
  • ⚫ Credit Card

How do I contact them?

Here is the current contact details for Addition Financial:

Address:

  • 1000 Primera Blvd. Lake Mary, FL 32746

Website:

Email:

Phone:

Payments

Ways to make a payment:-With new debit and credit cards-By phone-Online-Using a check or money order-Using a mobile app-Using a prepaid debit card-By wire transferPenalties for late or missed payments:-A $5 fee each day the account remains in a negative balance-A $20 fee per month the account remains in a negative balance

Question Answer
Do they offer a monthly payment plan? Yes
Can I make payments over the phone? Yes
Can I make payments online? Yes
Do they offer a discount for automatic payments? Yes
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

The bank offers options to delay or modify loan payments, and offers help with filing disputes related to disruptions due to COVID-19. MENU offers options to delay loan payment up to an additional 120 days for credit cards, up to 90 days for mortgage and business loans, and HELOC modifications. If further assistance is needed, one can contact MENU. Disputes regarding COVID-19 disruptions can be resolved by contacting the merchant directly or filing a dispute with MENU through online banking. To qualify for loan forgiveness, you must be a member of Addition Financial and have direct deposits and/or automatic payments set up on your account. You must also ensure that all deposits are federally insured by the NCUA up to $250,000.

Question Answer
Do they offer loan consolidation? Yes

How to Apply

You can apply for a loan online, in person, or using a mobile app. You may also apply for a loan with a cosigner.

Question Answer
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? Yes
Can I apply for a loan using a mobile app? Yes
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.

ADDITN FI CU 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 Credit Union

A credit union is similar to a bank, however it is owned collectively by the members and does not operate on a for-profit basis. Many credit unions are able to provision credit and issue credit cards, which may report on your credit report. Due to the none-profit nature of credit unions they are generally more trusted by the public, as they are less likely to act in a malicious fashion. However, credit unions can still make mistakes with reporting on your credit report therefore being aware of what is being reported, and take action against any unfair reporting.

How do I remove ADDITN FI CU 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.