What is BRKSB/CBNA?
BRKSB/CBNA is a credit report code that represents Brooks Brothers/Citibank North America. This code may appear on your credit report as a hard inquiry when you apply for a Brooks Brothers credit card issued by Citibank North America.
Brooks Brothers Credit Card Options and Rewards
The Brooks Card and the Brooks Brothers Platinum Mastercard are both designed to reward loyal Brooks Brothers customers. With either card, you can earn points on every purchase you make at Brooks Brothers stores or on their website.
Understanding the Impact of Hard and Soft Inquiries on Your Credit
A hard inquiry occurs when a lender or creditor checks your credit history to evaluate your creditworthiness before extending credit. Examples of situations that may lead to a hard inquiry include applying for a mortgage, renting an apartment, obtaining a car loan, or requesting a credit card. While hard inquiries typically only cause a small decrease in your credit score, having too many within a short period can lead to more significant damage.
Soft inquiries, on the other hand, do not affect your credit score. These inquiries typically occur when a company checks your credit history as part of a background check, when a lender prequalifies you for an offer, or when an existing creditor assesses your current credit situation.
How long do hard inquiries stay on your credit report?
Regardless of whether your Brooks Brothers credit card application is approved, the hard inquiry will remain on your credit report for up to 2 years. Each inquiry is recorded by one or more of the three major credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.
Addressing Unauthorized Inquiries on Your Credit Report
If you notice an inquiry on your credit report that you don’t recognize or are certain you didn’t initiate, it’s crucial to take action. Contact Citibank and inquire about the source of the hard inquiry, as the creditor’s name should be listed under the hard inquiry section of your credit report.
Can BRKSB/CBNA be removed from my credit report?
Credit Saint is a trusted credit repair company that specializes in removing inaccurate inquiries, including BRKSB/CBNA, and other negative marks from your credit report.
In addition to removing inquiries, they can help you dispute and potentially remove other negative items from your credit report, such as late payments, collections, charge-offs, foreclosures, repossessions, and bankruptcies.
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