Atlanta is the largest city in the state, and the fifth capital in the history of Georgia. It is a major transportation hub and the busiest airport in the world.
Atlanta is known for many prestigious universities and colleges including Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University.
With its historic character and a flair for the arts, Atlanta offers residents and visitors a wide selection of attractions: museums, classical music venues, world-class restaurants, a thriving theatre scene, hip nightlife and sporting events galore.
In 1996 Atlanta hosted the Summer Olympic Games.
The city’s economy is led by manufacturing, finance, service, communications, retail trade, and insurance industries. Atlanta is home to many mega companies, including Coca-Cola and Holiday Inn.
According to the US Census Bureau data, the median income for a household in Atlanta in 2013 – 2017 was $51,701, and per capita income was $40,595. Below the poverty line were 22.4% of the population.
According to Federal Reserve, Atlanta was ranked the 13th in the top cities with the most credit card debt in 2017 with $6,907 as the average credit card balance. These facts strongly suggest that Atlanta residents could benefit from credit counseling and a debt management program.
American Consumer Credit Counseling is a nonprofit 501 c(3) organization that provides credit counseling services that include a debt management plan, bankruptcy counseling, student loan, and housing counseling, as well as financial education to consumers nationwide. American Consumer Credit Counseling operates nationally and can help consumers in the Atlanta area manage their credit card debt to gain financial independence.
260 Peachtree Street NW Suite 2200 Atlanta, GA 30303
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3 Reasons to Fill Out Our Form and Speak With an ACCC Certified Credit Counselor:
- Atlanta residents have an average of $6,907 in credit card debt
- Get a free credit counseling session
- Pay off your debt in most cases within five years