Is My Plan to Deal With My United Recovery Debt a Good One?

“Dear Steve, 1. 1993 – I get a credit card, my first and only (Cap One). 2. It’s fine for several years. 3. 2003 – Divorce, followed by scary major illness; unable to work. Disaster. Balance creeping up. 4. More disaster. Long irrelevant story. I use the cc to pay the rent. Keeping the roof … Read more

I’ve Been Paying NCO for an Old Amex Debt. Now United Recovery Systems Wants to Collect On the Same Debt. – Charon

“Dear Jeremy, Paying NCO for two years now on time and consistent for AmEx debt. Suddenly, in the last two weeks, my father who has Alzheimers was contacted by United Recovery Services regarding a debt with AmEx and was asked where I was, what my information was, etc., to try and collect? I contacted United … Read more

Can I Bypass United Recovery System to Deal With American Express On My Own? – Miranda

“Dear Steve, Two cc’s- one for 8k (amex) 21k (BofA)- about 60 days past due. Saving cash (closed three 401k’s) for settlement on my own Amex has turned my account over to United Recovery Systems. They are rude, intentionally “stupid”, and can’t even make a decision without putting me on hold to “call Amex”. Can … Read more