What does COMMUNITY CREDIT mean on my credit report?
Is COMMUNITY CREDIT making an impact on your credit score?
What is COMMUNITY CREDIT?
COMMUNITY CREDIT is shorthand for
Community Credit Union, with the company name being
Community Credit Union Inc
Since 1945 Community Credit Union has provided financial services to its members. Its founding started as an attempt to satisfy the mutual aid requirements of the parishioners from St. Peter & St. Paul’s Church. On 6th March 1945, a group of parishioners formed together to set up the Cooperative Bank under State Co-operative laws.
COMMUNITY CREDIT 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 Community Credit Union.
⚫ 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 Community Credit Union:
- 144 Pine Street Lewiston, Maine 04240
Customers can make payments online, over the phone, or through a mobile app. Other payment options include using a check or money order, prepaid debit card, or wire transfer. There is a discount for customers who set up automatic payments. Penalties may be applied for late or missed payments.
|Do they offer a monthly payment plan?||No|
|Can I make payments over the phone?||Yes|
|Can I make payments online?||Yes|
How to Apply
You can apply for a loan online, over the phone, or in person. You may also be able to apply for a loan using a mobile app. In some cases, you may need a cosigner.
|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 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 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 COMMUNITY CREDIT 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.