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BB Owes American Express $40,000, She Can’t Pay It, Bill Collectors Are Starting to Call

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BB “Dear Steve, I’m in approximately $80,000 of credit card debt with an unfortunate and sudden drastic change in finances due to situations beyond my control. I owe American Express $40,000 along with other credit card debt. I have never been late on my payments except this month. American Express along with a few more creditors has already begun to ... Read More »

We Just Got a Summons to Appear in Court From American Express. – Nathan

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“Dear Steve, Help. My Wife and I just received a summons to appear in court from American Express. We both had a decrease in income and admittantly ran our debt too high. Once we realized we were over our head, we began the process of working something out with all of our credit cards. American Express was the only one ... Read More »

My Brother is Being Sued by American Express. What Can He Do About It? – Ryan

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“Dear Steve, My brother is being sued by American Express. He had a card with them and had about 2 to 3 K of dept on the card. Then he lost his job and got a divorce. He has note been able to make payments or pay it off. As he has no income. What can he do about his. ... Read More »

American Express Sued Me Personally For a Business AMEX Card I Had. – Michael

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“Dear Steve, I had a small construction business, an LLC in Ohio, in Jan 2006 I closed it due to lack of work and had a small number of bills the company could not pay. All have gone away so I did not bother to file bankrupcy. Two years later American Express resurfaced. I moved to Kansas in 2007 a ... Read More »

I’m a Single Nursing Student But Can No Longer Afford to Pay My Bills. – Season

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Because of the volume of submitted questions, I am behind in personally answering every single one. I need your help. I am publishing the question below for you to answer. Please help this person by adding your response and advice in the comments section of the original question. Click here. “Dear Steve, I am a 29 year old single, Nursing ... Read More »

Will I Be Turned Down for a Corporate American Express Card? – Beverly

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Beverly “Dear Steve, I have been out of work for 6 mos. and am a single mom. I just got another job! They want to get me a corporate american express but I’m afraid I’ll get turned down, they’ll find out about my credit and I’ll NOT have a job. This company is well established and had been in business ... Read More »

American Express Cancelled My Card With Them Because My Mom Defaulted on Hers After 32 Years. – Carl

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Carl “Dear Steve, I earn 85K clear of tax per year, I have a total of 95K in unsecured credit card debt, I am single and cover the expenses of my mother with a disabilty and she lives with me. My mother had an American Express charge card for 32 years, she made a few late payments recently so Amex ... Read More »

I’m Thinking of Using Debt Settlement to Clear Our American Express Debt. – Lynn

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“Dear Steve, A move from California to Texas (and a pay cut… though cost of living decreased, credit card bills/car loans did not!) is putting us in financial strain. We just had our second child and I am still paying on the medical bills 3 months later. We’re not yet *behind* on anything, but one of our bills is really ... Read More »

I Am in Debt to American Express And Being Sued By AMEX. – Linda

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Linda “Dear Steve, I have been a customer for 13 years. In that time my payments were never late. Dec. 2007, I was late. A customer rep called me and I handled it right away. (Late payment was the result of an unexpected death in immediate family.) As a result the interest rate was raised to the maximum 29%. This ... Read More »

American Express Teleconference Lawsuit. – Ernie

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Ernie “Dear Steve, I have a notice to appear in a judges chamber for a teleconference call with a law firm of Wagner and Hunt (American Express), In the past we have corresponded each time I gave them an offer to settle but they have never responded and now we are about to go to this step. I do not ... Read More »

American Express Earnings Drop 80%. Oh, Boo Hoo.

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American Express, AMEX, reported a 79% drop in earnings in the fourth-quarter. I rounded it up to 80% because it just made me feel better. Apparently American Express customers are defaulting at a higher pace than expected and the downturn in the economy has lead to financial hardship of many card members. Could that be because they were allowed to ... Read More »

Fred Owes AMEX $40,000 And Can’t Pay American Express Back

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“Dear Steve, I own a home based business (S corporate in CA). Since the begining of the year, I’ve been make less than previous year. Hoping it would change, I used my AMEX to make up for the difference….You can figure out the rest. My bill of 40K+ is due in a couple of days and I have made next ... Read More »

Credit Card Companies Are Coming For You. Protect the Wife and Children.

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I see a new advertising campaign in our future. When Banks Panic You Lose Even though the Federal Reserve has lowered its rate to 1%, banks are raising your interest rates in hopes of making a bigger profit. Oh yes, they are raising your fees or charging news ones as well. At a time when the government is pleading for ... Read More »

Somali Pirates Are a Good Credit Risk. Maybe They Need An American Express Card?

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The hijacking and hijinks of the pirates in Somalia have been in the news. Apparently a new home based business has sprung up off the coast of Somalia as armed pirates board shipping vessels and hold the ship and crew for ransom. The hijackers have a favorite part of the coast to park their ships while they await the ransom ... Read More »

Valerie And Her Vanishing American Express Card Business Account

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“Dear Steve, I had an American Express business account. I ran it up to $2000 when my husband was in the hospital for 4 months and couldn’t pay it all at once. I finally paid it off in about 2-3 months. When I paid it off completely, they cancelled my card. They said the reason was that my “other” credit ... Read More »

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