ACCC Proud To Take Part In WCVB’s Project CommUNITY: Financial Literacy And Guidance

Volunteers from national nonprofit ACCC provided tips on various financial topics

Boston, MA – June 14, 2019

Project CommUNITYNational nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) announced today it took part in WCVB’s Project CommUNITY: Financial Literacy and Guidance, a ‘televent’ hosted by NewsCenter 5 anchor Ben Simmoneau.

“We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to participate in WCVB’s initiative to combat poverty in Boston and provide consumers with information on important financial topics,” said Steve Trumble, President, and CEO of American Consumer Credit Counseling. “It’s crucial that those in need are connected to the right resources to help guide them to financial health and stability.”

ACCC volunteers took part in the event by answering phones from the Channel 5 studio, providing callers with insights and tips on a number of financial topics, including improving credit, eliminating debt and building savings. Today’s event was part of WCVB’s Project CommUNITY, which is a year-long public service initiative aimed at lifting the veil on poverty and breaking down stereotypes of those living close to or on the poverty line by providing resources to individuals in and around Boston.

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
  • Or visit us online at

About American Consumer Credit Counseling

American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a nonprofit credit counseling 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering consumers to achieve financial management through credit counseling, debt management, bankruptcy counseling, housing counseling, student loan counseling and financial education concerning debt solutions. To help consumers reach their goal of debt relief, ACCC provides a range of free consumer personal finance resources on a variety of topics including budgeting, credit and debt management, student loan assistance, youth and money, homeownership, identity theft, senior living, and retirement. Consumers can use ACCC’s worksheets, videos, calculators, and blog articles to make the best possible decisions regarding their financial future. ACCC holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®). For more information or to access free financial education resources, log on to or visit