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I Hate Debt Collectors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    ...That's Why I Decided to Make a Film About Them

    I really just had enough of debt collectors.  So I hired a production crew, did three months of research, and am currently working on a feature length documentary exposing this industry for their questionable, unethical even illegal tatics. I would like to hear from other...
    rareform rareform 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Collectors

    I encourage everybody who has been burned by a debt collector to take action. There is a company in Wichita Kansas called United Management Associates and they have developed a nasty reputation. They are taking payments from consumers and in some cases may not be reporting all...
    generallaw generallaw 41-45 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    Collecting From Me When I Have Nothing

    I am frustrated.  Frustrated because, I know I am in debt, but because I was laid off and on top of it, a single parent of two (without child support coming in), I cannot pay back this debt as my finances are stretched thin and can only cover the basic needs of my...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    Portfolio Recovery Associates Facade -- And Their Ugly Reality

    Back in 2008 Portfolio Recovery Associates harassed me by telephone for two months. They demanded money, but despite my repeated demands, they would never tell me why they were pestering me. Later I learned that this was because the debt they were harassing me over lay far...
    rockyspikes rockyspikes 41-45 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    Having Nothing But Still Trying to Collect.....

    I really, really hate debt collectors......Even though i have either updated my information with them, or they have skip traced me thye already know that I have nothing available.  my boyfriend who is currently deployed has decided that he is going to help pay off almost all...
    rosemaria1520 rosemaria1520 22-25 May 5, 2009

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    I Used to Be a Debt Collector...

    But i never yelled at people and threatened to do bad things to them.  I would watch at times how some of my co workers would just annihilate some people's character.  I never saw the reason to yell at the debtors.  I remember having debtors who would send me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    The Guardian For My Parents

    Basically I am their guardian not really when a unknown caller comes in or a 1-800 number comes in.  I answer the phone if they don't give me enough details i don't let them talk to my parents. Well my parents won't talk to them anyways. Ugh. I rather answer damn poison of a...
    AngelDragon999 AngelDragon999 18-21, F Sep 22, 2009

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    No You Are Not Going To Jail For An Old Payday Loan

    I've had about ten calls in the past couple of days from clients who are victims of a huge scam. People are being called by scammers posing as debt collectors, or prosecutors, or governmental agencies. They are told they owe on an old payday loan and if they don't pay they will...
    AnnDroid7 AnnDroid7 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Arguing With Strangers Is Fun...

    i have student loans that i can't pay right now. i graduated at the worst possible time of the last decade. we're still in a recession. it's so bad that i've applied at mcdonald's and they didn't even call me back. i went to school for graphic design, but everyone is cutting that...
    CreativeChaos CreativeChaos 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    I have a new born christian friends and she keep telling me about her broken marriage. In short, she is now with her second husband, a violent behaviour. Unchristian man. And she...
    alicelynn alicelynn 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't understand why I'm here. Friends think I should live a happy life but they just miss the truth that it costs a bit and I'm really in a big debt. But whose fault the debt is...
    FrozenDesert FrozenDesert 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Just a regular high schooleI Virgo girl. A twelveth grader who wants to go to university. Finally, I decided to share my little feelings on here because if I don't, I think I will...
    AliceEdn AliceEdn 16-17, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'll be honest. Death seems appetizing. I just can't cope with the self-hatred anymore. I hate the way I look, I hate the way I am, I hate that everyone hates me, I hate that...
    OtakuAndEmo OtakuAndEmo 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I pay all my own bills, cover all my own expenses, spend most of my time far away from them, and I could probably move out right now... But it wouldn't be smart. I'd be paying off...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I hate my mom for all the right reasons. She is a disgrace to me, and I will never ever give her a second chance. She isn't any worth of my time. She crushed all my dreams, all my...
    kuiqzskz kuiqzskz 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate my parents so much im happy they arent my real parents cuz they never take showers never brush their teeth never wash their clothes I hate them so kuxh I wanna stab them to...
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    We could learn from professionals. Cheaper. Or sages. Or research. But nohhhhhh. Stay in debt to schools. Learn what egos want. Suffer. For a paper. That...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 31

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    I was shocked to see how similar these stories are to my own. My father has always been a narcissist. Growing up, I was lucky if I saw him a couple days out of the year for...
    jahsing jahsing 26-30, M Apr 6

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    They lie to poor folk. They cause debt. But wont let poor get help. They are in power. But never nice.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I am a 22 y/o male, I've been an LPN since 20 y/o, and I absolutely cant tolerate it anymore. It isn't anything like I thought It would be. I want out of healthcare completely. I...
    dylan1630 dylan1630 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    They are just horrid to be around. I knew this was going to be a terrible day, but not THIS tense. They are stupid idiots for throwing a second baby shower for my sister-in-law...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 9 hrs ago

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    I don't hate them, I just hate the stereotype, just like I hate all stereotypes. Besides, true hipsters listen to justin bieber's old YouTube music videos. Nobody wants that...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 6 hrs ago

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    Im listening to music and she says to me wear are your socks and i said i don't know i think i lost them. She then blames it on my friend. She takes my phone away for no F*#$%ing...
    caileen008 caileen008 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i hate it soooooo much hate throwing up everytime when i get sick ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh exams coming !!!!!!
    samanthasince samanthasince 13-15, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I hate my life so much. My family all hate me because i 'don't listen', they all treat me like ****. My mum threatens to punch me and slap me all the time. She shouts and swears at...
    michael1129 michael1129 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    I hate the way you make me feel. I sometimes am ok with us just being friends then you have to drive me up the wall with flirting and that smile that I want to just erase off your...
    zzz1silentheart zzz1silentheart 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    I hate him this weekend.....he has had back pain n it makes him miserable. He has no clue how horrid n verbally mean he can be. He has to take pain meds n such to deal with his...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I never thought I'd be saying something like this, but I'm so glad to have found an outlet for it because it's taking my sanity lately. My fiancé and I have been together for...
    DookSilvur116 DookSilvur116 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I absolutely hate this soo much!! Every time I see it happen, I feel like marching up to the person being a bully and demand they apologize for their actions. They don't understand...
    radiatestar radiatestar 16-17, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I currently hate him because I gave up a friend today for him. Granted it was somewhat a toxic friendship but that's not the point. You shouldnt ask stuff like that from people...
    Wapakalypse Wapakalypse 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I know it's spelled "Alzheimer's" and Dementia"...this is not an experience I created, but because I'm on the app I can't add new ones so I have to go with what already exists. My...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Ah I swear I will forever hate Chinese food!
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I just hate the thought that I am feeling so jealous. I know that I got no right for that, but the thought of him with someone, even talking and trying to know that someone, gives...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    Forced to go to psychology sessions as I've mentioned before. Not sure when they start. Being funded for it but sure if I will have to pay. Very expensive sessions. Not happy about...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I think it's time for me to break up with my boyfriend of 4 years. We just want different things & have different plans, futures, and wants. I also feel distant from him & it's...
    Psychlover16 Psychlover16 22-25, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I just hate when people don't take it seriously or treat it as the person is just looking for attention. I don't really mind dark humor about it though. I know that humor is really...
    NightOwlGirl NightOwlGirl 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Ok hate is a bit strong but I need to know if I'm being unreasonable. My boyfriend's sister has caused tension to the point where we are on the verge of breaking up over it. I...
    Alp32 Alp32 26-30 10 hrs ago

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    So racism is bad now and I was brought up to not be and I'm not at all only if other people were the same I hate racism everyone should be treated the same no matter what if there...
    beccais18 beccais18 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    There is a question I want to understand. Why can't everyone tell the truth and learn to love again? Do you know....what it feels like to be broken and used? Scared and confused...
    soldiergirl2 soldiergirl2 41-45, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I just hate it. I don't like getting bossed around .I cant stand it.
    cuteshygirl13 cuteshygirl13 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't mind being alone, but I hate the feeling of not having any one... I guess I'm used to it. So many years of being excluded in my class.
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    The sexism is evident, I hate the religion/culture, not "people". Although, perhaps dislike people who view women as inferior.
    AverageFlower AverageFlower 18-21 4 hrs ago

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