What does COASTAL CRDT mean on my credit report?

Is COASTAL CRDT making an impact on your credit score?

Updated January 1, 2023
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What is COASTAL CRDT?

COASTAL CRDT is shorthand for Coastal Credit Union, with the company name being Coastal Credit Union Inc

You will be required to complete and submit a short online application. This can be done easily through the website’s login panel 24/7 or by contacting our customer service representatives via phone call at 1 (800) 123-5000

COASTAL CRDT 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 Coastal Credit Union.

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

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

About the account

The account is classified under the following METRO2 categories:

  • ⚫ Auto Loan
  • ⚫ Collection Agency/Attorney
  • ⚫ Auto

How do I contact them?

Here is the current contact details for Coastal Credit Union:

Address:

  • 1000 Saint Albans Drive, Suite 200 Raleigh, NC 27609

Website:

Email:

Phone:

Payments

Coastal24.com is a website that offers online payments and accepts various payment methods such as prepaid debit cards, wire transfer, and mobile app payment. There are no listed penalties for late or missed payments.

Question Answer
Can I make payments over the phone? No
Can I make payments online? 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

Loan consolidation and loan forgiveness are both options from NerdWallet. To qualify for loan forgiveness, you must have made 120 qualifying payments.

Question Answer
Do they offer loan consolidation? No

How to Apply

You can apply for a loan online, over the phone, or in person. You can also apply for a loan using a mobile app. You may need a cosigner for your loan.

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? No
Can I apply for a loan using a mobile app? No
Can I apply for a loan with a cosigner? Yes

SmartCredit Report Example

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

COASTAL CRDT SmartCredit 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 COASTAL CRDT 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.