What does BAYOU FIN mean on my credit report?
Is BAYOU FIN making an impact on your credit score?
What is BAYOU FIN?
BAYOU FIN is shorthand for
Bayou Financial Services, with the company name being
Bayou Financial Services
Their goal is to provide quick, friendly and personalized services to their customers, and get them approved for their loans even if they have bad credit.
BAYOU FIN is a
Creditor provider. They could be on your report for a number of reasons, for example:
⚫ You missed a repayment.
⚫ You opened an account with Bayou Financial Services.
⚫ 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 $100.
⚫ The average high credit balance is $1700.
⚫ The typical loan duration is 14 months.
⚫ The average monthly repayment is $100.
The account is classified under the following METRO2 categories:
- ⚫ Secured
How do I contact them?
Here is the current contact details for Bayou Financial Services:
- 526 S Burnside Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737
Bayou Financial Services offers loans ranging from $350 to $15,000. To make a payment, you can click “Apply Now” on the Personal Loans or Auto Finance pages. You can also make a payment over the phone or using a mobile app. There are no penalties for late or missed payments.
|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?||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
Bayou Financial Services does not offer loan forgiveness or consolidation.
|Do they offer loan forgiveness?||No|
|Do they offer loan consolidation?||No|
How to Apply
Bayou Financial Services offers personal and auto loans with loan amounts ranging from $350 to $15,000. You can apply for a loan online by clicking the “Apply Now” button. A down payment of 20% of the purchase price is required for auto loans with a maximum loan amount of $15,000.
|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.
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.
How do I remove BAYOU FIN 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.