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I Hate Debt Collectors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm Loosing my house but Atleast I Have A car. so that's good I guess only $80000 in debt
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    THE PURGE ---------------- Today I am taking some time to go through my list of 233 "Friends", and will be deleting many of them. I am just sick and tired of all the Fakers out...
    Squeezemynuts Squeezemynuts 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I hate gambling because it destroyed my marriage, health, and happiness. My husband is a recovering addict. We have been married for decades and thanks to him, it also ruined our...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    My "real" father has never been a dad to me, so he is not in my life at all. Then my step father came into our lifes after living alone with my mother for 16 years. He has been...
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    How can love and hate be so close but yet so far in definition? I would know considering I love the person I hate most. And I now realize that the only reason I hate him is because...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    **** you dad, and you to mom, go DIE IN A FIRE SEE IF I CARE YOU WORTHLESS *************!!!! I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE...
    GayBoyyyy13 GayBoyyyy13 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Too many lame people on here don't seem to understand what a "Hater" actually is. You call a person a hater when you know they only hate on you out of jealousy. That's pretty much...
    BrandonB11 BrandonB11 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I actually wonder how many people are in similar positions. I stress about how I am going to survive in the future. I think life is expensive, I'm in debt after falling ill last...
    hiddenpersona hiddenpersona 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Everyone says "money doesn't being happiness" and claim it with the so called studies thy claims to back this up. Well if that's the case, why I see poor people hating the rich...
    Storyguy007 Storyguy007 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    so far in debt. I'm a working single mom and can't afford to pay will they put me in jail? I joined go fund me I need help bad. gofundme.com/m9ep30 feel free to help if u can.
    juslola juslola 36-40, F Feb 11

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    Because there's something happened in my dad's business, we got a lot of trouble and its been 3 years i guess. At first my parent hid their problem until they can't do that anymore...
    thomascalvinn thomascalvinn 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    We got engaged in 2012 and planned to have a simple yet classy wedding in 2015. I wanted to keep things simple, keep it to 40 guests. He and his family kept on adding to the guest...
    blythe19 blythe19 26-30, F Feb 19

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    Hello. This is gonna be long so I thank you in advance for taking the time to read it. Since a child I always had issues with one of my older sisters. From verbal confrontations to...
    Liveandlearn88 Liveandlearn88 31-35, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I can honestly say, I used to spew these words out, The exact words that are painted as the Title of this group. I used to hate my generation, All I seen were the kids who wanted...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Believe it or not, i've only seen snow once in real life and that was last spring. I LOVED IT, but i hated how cold the weather was because i get allergies really fast when its...
    Dhikrayat Dhikrayat 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    Why do you hate me For finding her, like you said I should For being happy, like you said I should You told me we were "just friends" but would always be friends. You told me...
    madesomemistakes madesomemistakes 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    yup.. hate it for awhile then.. i think.. oh well no one knows you for who you are.. only you (and God).. so its okay if they dont believe.. important thing is you know you are...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    My mom hits me, pinches me in the head, slaps me, pinches me, slaps me on my arm, lies about me to others, mocks me, makes fun of my skin tone and black people in general, says my...
    ImaPrincess344 ImaPrincess344 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    New Cryptolocker virus I have an antivirus running, I don't open suspicious emails, but I made the huge mistake of not making a back up. My external hard drive ended up in water...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    my family hates me, everyone hates me, I just want to die and leave this some what of this world
    ricardo112 ricardo112 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hate The Sound Of Dental Drills
    goodnites1091 goodnites1091 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    This so so true for me. I like to be by myself, but i hate the feeling of being lonely and feeling like you have nobody.
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    The internet has been a doorway for the world's worst human beings to promote hate, abuse, bullying and anything evil. To use it in a negative way, to hurt others, to upset others...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I feel like everyone around me is moving. I don't understand why in life things need to change. Change can be a good thing but Why can't it all just be the same. And everyone just...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I want my brother dead. I don't hate him. I loathe him!
    khushali11 khushali11 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I hate texting him first, i feel like I'm bothering him
    lilbiatch lilbiatch 16-17, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    The ONE question I hate to be asked when I call to tell them I'm lost.... They ALWAYS ask a stupid *** question..., WHERE ARE YOU NOW???? I didn't call to tell you where I'm at...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My parents and their families are both EXTREMELY religious catholics. They make me go to church every Sunday morning and take religious education classes which last 3 hours. I was...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    If there's one thing I can't stand, it's autocorrect. I will write what I want to say, yet autocorrect puts his two cents in every time. Never fails. Because of autocorrect, it...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Here is my story: I adopted my son at 18 mths he is now 10.5. He came from a Family of mental illness and drug addicts along with thieves and drug dealers. Of course I found out...
    christydugger christydugger 46-50, F 13 hrs ago

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    I am not really a germaphobe but I HATE people who don't wash their hands before/after eating and after using the toilet. I have seen so many people at my university not washing...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Hi guys so I'm new at this so I'm figuring everything thing out so Ya. But I go to an all girls high school. It's great I made new friends but at my old school we had mixers are...
    tuonogyrl tuonogyrl 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I hate it when I get messages from people who believe that because you have a pretty face, you're 100% available. It's annoying when they message you asking for pictures and most...
    standingfirm standingfirm 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old, and I'm from Winder, G.A.! I have seen that society is rampant with stupid people. Stupid people are people who do the same dumb thing over and...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 10 hrs ago

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    Every time my phone rings my son cries, once more unto the breach dear dad. The blast of my hello, is the start of war that blows into my ears. Our son witness to this, and his...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 9 hrs ago

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    I enjoy being alone. I am able to entertain myself in ways I can't when I'm around others. But I hate being lonely and left or forgotten. That causes a person to be lonely.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    Hate When People Have Children But Don't Want To Be Parents
    goodnites1091 goodnites1091 22-25, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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