Navigation Links
American Consumer Credit Counseling Celebrates National Financial Literacy Month with Launch of New Consumer Website Featuring Student Debt Financial Education Center
Date:5/1/2013

(PRWEB) May 01, 2013

As part of its commitment to providing consumers with the highest-quality financial literacy tools, American Consumer Credit Counseling announced the launch of its new website today. The website features comprehensive information on credit, bankruptcy and debt management, more than 20 financial calculators, and the launch of ACCC’s Student Debt Financial Education Center dedicated to educating consumers on how to manage student loan debt.

“ACCC is committed to having a strong online presence, and we want to ensure that we offer reliable resources and great mobility to all of our consumers, clients, and partners,” said Steve Trumble, President and Chief Executive Officer of ACCC. “The launch of the website in April keeps with the spirit of National Financial Literacy Month. The new website will allow us to more effectively educate consumers about managing their finances than ever before.”

One of the most significant additions to the website is the launch of ACCC’s Student Debt Financial Education Center. The goal of the center is to provide prospective and current students and their families with the information and resources necessary to make the best possible financial decisions regarding their college education and to help successfully maneuver the repayment process without relying on credit cards or additional loans.

According to recent data, 84 percent of undergraduates have at least one credit card and students with a bachelor’s degree pay an average of $350 per month in credit card debt, with an average of 18 years to completely pay off the debt.

“Student debt is a national epidemic in the US creating nearly impossible circumstances for many Americans to get ahead,” Trumble said. “For many who are faced with significant student debt it’s typically the result of insufficient access to financial education resources, which is why this center serves such a critical purpose.”

An additional change consumers will notice is the merging of ACCC’s .org site with its .com site. This consolidation will make all of ACCC’s services available on one easy-to-use, streamlined platform. The new site will also be mobile-ready, allowing additional access for phones and tablets.

“With more and more consumers conducting their banking and financial decisions online, we wanted to make it just as easy for our clients to access our resources on the go,” continued Trumble.

ACCC will also be implementing a redesign of its client members’ website. The new design will have a similar look to the consumer website and it will be easier to navigate and interact with time-sensitive account information and communications.

“One thing that won’t change is our commitment to providing consumers with the necessary education and resources to obtain a financially healthy lifestyle,” added Trumble. “Our updated brand reflects our important mission of providing consumers with freedom from debt and a fresh financial future.”

Clients will be able to access the current member’s site by clicking “Client Login” (located at the top of the page) on any page of the new ConsumerCredit.com. ACCC will soon release more updates on the launch of the new client member site as well.

ACCC is a 501(c)3 organization, that provides free credit counseling, bankruptcy counseling, and housing counseling to consumers nationwide in need of financial literacy education and money management. For more information, contact ACCC:

     • For credit counseling, call 800-769-3571
     • For bankruptcy counseling. call 866-826-6924
     • For housing counseling, call 866-826-7180
     • For more information on financial education workshops in New England, call 800-769-3571 x1980
     • Or visit us online at ConsumerCredit.com

About American Consumer Credit Counseling
American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering consumers to achieve financial health through education, counseling, and debt management. ACCC provides individuals with practical solutions for solving financial problems and recognizes that consumers’ financial difficulties are often not the result of poor spending habits, but more frequently from extenuating circumstances beyond their control. As one of the nation’s leading providers of financial education and credit counseling services, ACCC works with consumers to help them with the best plan of action to reduce their debt and regain financial stability. ACCC is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and holds an A+ rating. It is also a member of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies. For more information or to access free financial education resources log on to ConsumerCredit.com or visit TalkingCentsBlog.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10688505.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NOVAtime Participates in the 31st Annual Congress of the American Payroll Association (APA), May 7-11, 2013
2. North American Seminars Introduces Vestibular Rehabilitation - Examination and Treatment, a New Physical Therapy Online Continuing Education Course
3. Brain Injury Trial Attorney Shareef Rabaa of Weitz & Luxenberg to Educate Peers at American Association of Justice Conference on Traumatic Brain Injuries
4. Allergies: As American as Apple Pie?
5. Celebrate National CPR/AED Week in June by Organizing an American Heart Association CPR & First-Aid Certification Class with Safety Training Seminars
6. North American Seminars Introduces a New Online Continuing Education Course for Physical Therapists, Examination and Treatment of the SI Joint
7. Viewpoints TV Area Receives Grade A from American Lung Association
8. American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects 3 UC San Diego professors
9. Most Americans Oppose Soda, Candy Taxes
10. Flight, Mark Harmon, Katey Sagal, Silver Linings Playbook, Linda Cardellini, Go On, American Horror Story: Asylum, Dr. Drew on Call Among 17th Annual PRISM Award Winners
11. Almost Half of Americans Would Consider Donating Kidney to Stranger: Poll
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2017)... McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 ... ... have announced that they are seeking public support to bring their novel lifesaving ... in appearance, wearable device packed with medical-grade sensors, specially designed to read a ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... symplrTM, a leading provider of ... that Kyle Allain has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager ... provider, payor and managed care solutions. , A seasoned executive with more ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... MAP Health ... anxiety levels in people with addiction who are served by MAP’s patient engagement ... wearable device that monitors heart and breath rates to identify anxiety levels and ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... As a former supermodel ... thousand words. The good news for single women is that she put all the ... available on April 25th. Joan's insight, personal experiences and sparkling sense of humor have ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... Donna Parker, L. Ac. reads all sorts of ... of them to be very practical. She wanted to write a guide/workbook that would ... their health. It prompted her in writing “ A Clear Path to a Vibrant ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced that it will be participating ... Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, ... Biomet will present at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Time. ... accessed via Zimmer Biomet,s Investor Relations website at ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017  CVS Pharmacy, the retail ... a new store design to enhance the retail ... food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections paired ... customers discover new offerings. Together with its innovative ... of the customer experience at CVS Pharmacy.  ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 ... platform, the first non-viral gene expression technology that enables ... the eye to address a wide range of ophthalmic ... Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to advance ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: