American Consumer Credit Counseling Hosts August Financial Education Webinars

Advance Child Tax Credit on August 10; Leasing vs. Buying a Car on August 25

Boston, MA – August 4, 2021

National nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) announced today it is hosting two free webinars during the month of August hosted by Peter Mullen, Community Educator at ACCC.

The webinar on ‘Advance Child Tax Credit’ will be held on Tuesday, August 10 at 12:00pm EST. Many people have already received their first Advance Child Tax Credit on July 15, but few know what to expect.  How much money should eligible parents receive, and how does the process work?  This webinar will address these questions and more to help consumers understand this program and what their options are for enrollment. To register, click here.

The webinar on ‘Leasing vs. Buying a Car’ will take place on Wednesday, August 25 at 5:00pm EST. Buying a new or used car comes at a significant cost.  There are other options available, such as leasing a car, but what are the advantages and disadvantages of leasing vs buying?  This webinar will examine some of the ways that can help consumers bring the prices down and the different options available to them. To register, click here.

Mr. Mullen has served in a variety of financial services and training roles for over three decades for for-profit and non-profit organizations. His financial services experience began with program and project management on an institution level, but Mr. Mullen has most enjoyed his recent work directly with people in need of homeownership, financial literacy, and counseling. Currently, Mr. Mullen is passionate about improving people’s lives through education, speaking at neighborhood groups, and advocating sound financial well-being techniques.

About American Consumer Credit Counseling Inc

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