2018 Press Releases
ACCC Offers Seven Tips to Make Ends Meet on a Limited Budget
(Boston, MA) – February 22, 2018 – It’s not uncommon for consumers to have a hard time making ends meet on a tight budget. In some cases, the income they are earning each month is not enough to cover necessities, let alone luxuries.
ACCC Debunks Common Credit Card Myths
(Boston, MA) – February 16, 2018 – Although most Americans have at least one credit card in their wallet, there is a good chance they do not fully understand how to use it responsibly. There is a constant flow of misinformation about how to use a credit card when to pay bills, and if consumers should even have a credit card.
ACCC Works to Reduce Recidivism with Financial Education Program at Massachusetts Correctional Facilities
(Boston, MA) – February 12, 2018– To reduce recidivism (the tendency of a convicted criminal to reoffend) and improve the prospects of offenders reentering into the community, American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) has provided financial education classes to Massachusetts inmates since 2011.
New Survey: Consumers’ Top Financial Goal for 2018 is to Pay Down Debt
(Boston, MA) – February 12, 2018 – Seventy percent of consumers say that paying down debt is their top financial resolution for 2018, according to a new survey by American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC). This is true across every generation – baby boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials.
ACCC Offers Five Tips for a Frugal, But Fun Valentine’s Day
(Boston, MA) – January 31, 2018– As Valentine’s Day nears, many consumers have started thinking about the perfect gift or activity for their significant other. If you are on a tight budget, an extravagant day with that special someone can be stressful.
ACCC Highlights the Most Important Financial Mistakes to Avoid
(Boston, MA) – January 21, 2018 – When it comes to protecting finances, it is critical for consumers to avoid major mistakes that can impact them down the road. In an effort to help consumers live a healthy financial life, national nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) discusses important financial mistakes to avoid.
ACCC Explains Important Financial Terms Every Consumer Should Know
(Boston, MA) – January 17, 2018 – Understanding basic financial terms is key to living a healthy financial life. Sometimes important financial terms can be overwhelming or misleading and make it hard for consumers to navigate the best financial path.
ACCC Offers Important Financial Resolution Tips for Millennials
(Boston, MA) – January 11, 2018 – The New Year is a perfect time for Millennials to take a step back and review their current finances and consider goals for 2018. It’s essential for Millennials to create a plan and utilize their resolutions to improve their financial well-being.