How Do I Get an Amex Card After Cards Closed for Dispute Abuse

Question: Dear Steve, I had two Amex cards, Blue and EveryDay. Unfortunately, they were both closed due to “dispute abuse.” I applied for the Cash Magnet Blue Card, got approved, then when the system updated, it got canceled; how do I get an Amex card? Hansel Answer: Dear Hansel, You don’t. It seems the previous … Read more

Actual American Express Card Cancellation Complaints

Actual Consumer Complaints About Closed American Express Cards The information below is from actual consumer complaints reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The list is the last 107 complaints listed by the CFPB as of the date of my post, American Express is One Day Away From Cancelling Your AmEx Card. The data … Read more

Amex is Refusing My Settlement Offer. What Now? – Jenie

“Dear Steve, Amex balance of $15,000. Originally, my monthly payments were $400 and then out of nowhere, they closed my account, but funny how my statements always reflected “open spending account”. A few months later, they raised my interest rate. I stopped paying because the payment was too high. I have been summoned, and called … Read more

My Square Account Got My American Express Card Cancelled. – Chris

“Dear Steve, I live in Virginia. Yesterday I received a call from AMEX Financial Review office because they state I had been using my square device to “lend me some monies” from all 3 cards and this is a NO-NO. I did not know I explained but said nothing else. They want me to have … Read more

I Was a Dumbass That Has Poor Money Management. Now American Express is Suing Me. – Jasper

“Dear Steve, First, thank you for volunteering your time, knowledge and past experiences with dumb**ses like me who used poor money management in the past and are now paying for it. I’ve read thru much of your site and found many helpful pages in preparing me to get back on track, especially the 7 stages … Read more

I’m Thinking of Bankruptcy Because of American Express. – Kendra

“Dear Steve, 8 years ago I got an American Express Card. Silly me. Got laid off… couldn’t afford to pay on the measly 300 i owed, I fell behind once and they charged me ridiculous fees, fell behind again…now because of the fees, and not paying…they start hitting me over the limit fees. I called … Read more

My Business Work is Dead and I Defaulted on My American Express Card. – John

“Dear Steve, i’m a contractor that used my amex c.c. for business. work is dead and i defaulted on paying the balance. I am asked to sign an agreement from a law firm and pay 2,000 up front on a 6,000. balance and they are adding about 800.00 in court apperance fees,though we havn’t gone … Read more