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2019 Press Releases

ACCC Explains Different Way to Track Financial Success

(Boston, MA) – March 28, 2019 – There are several ways that consumers can measure their progress towards achieving financial independence. Financial independence means different things to each consumer and can include reaching an important goal, such as paying off debt, building an emergency fund or contributing to a retirement fund.

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ACCC Describes the Different Tax Breaks When Filing

(Boston, MA) – March 26, 2019 – It is important for consumers to be aware of the different tax deductions and credits available to them, as they can be a huge money-saver. A tax credit directly reduces the amount of tax owed to the federal and state governments.

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ACCC Helps Consumers Manage Auto Loan Debt

(Boston, MA) – March 12, 2019 – Not all cities and regions have adequate public transportation, so owning a car is often a necessity for many Americans. Auto loan debts are relatively good debts to have as they come with fixed payments and end with the full ownership of a car.

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ACCC Explains the Pros and Cons of Owning Income Property in Massachusetts

(Boston, MA) – February 28, 2019 – Owning an income property is one-way consumers can invest their money. Income properties include residential property, such as multi-family or single family units, or commercial property for businesses.

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ACCC Explains Six Mistakes to Avoid When Planning for Retirement

(Boston, MA) – February 27, 2019 – Many people look forward to retirement and the time they’ll have to travel, find new hobbies, and relax. To have a secure retirement, it is crucial that consumers plan ahead to ensure they have enough money to last.

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ACCC Provides a Financial Checklist for Spring Break

(Boston, MA) – February 25, 2019 – College students around the country are preparing to break out their bathing suits, sunscreen, and passports as they jet off for spring break in March. Students will flock to Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and other exciting travel destinations for a chance to relax before starting final exam preparations when they return.

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ACCC on How to Avoid Tax Penalties

(Boston, MA) – February 22, 2019 – No one is a fan of paying taxes, but being hit with a tax penalty from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on top of the amount owed can be a serious financial burden.  So many taxpayers get hit with tax penalties every year because of not planning carefully.

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ACCC Explains the Different Types of Business Investors

(Boston, MA) – February 13, 2019 – There is more than one type of investor that entrepreneurs can look to when fundraising to launch or expand a business. Investors are a big part of a business’s growth and can play a major role in whether it succeeds or fails.

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ACCC Discusses the New Tax Reform for 2018 Filings

(Boston, MA) – January 31, 2019 – If consumers want to maximize their tax refund this year, it is important they understand the changes that have gone into effect. The impact of the tax reform, whether it be positive or negative, depends on each consumer’s situation.

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ACCC Discusses Five Financial Resolutions Consumers Never Make But Should

(Boston, MA) – January 24, 2019 – The New Year is usually the time when consumers re-evaluate and make resolutions. While financial resolutions are not the most exciting, they are important. Typical financial resolutions include making a budget or saving money, but there are several others that consumers should consider.

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Success with ACCC’s Operation Money Wise Brockton VA

(Boston, MA) – January 11, 2019 – National nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) announced today that it recently completed a comprehensive Operation Money Wise financial workshop series for homeless veterans at the Brockton VA.

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ACCC offers Six Financial Tips to Help Survive the Government Shutdown

(Boston, MA) – January 10, 2019 – Since there is currently no end in sight for the partial government shutdown, more than 800,000 federal employees across the country will not receive a paycheck this Friday. Not all impacted workers will be able to count on retroactive pay after the shutdown ends, which means the road to financial recovery could be long and difficult – particularly for furloughed employees.

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American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a nonprofit debt relief agency offering consolidated credit counseling and consumer debt solutions. If you have debt to consolidate, we can help you consolidate credit without taking a loan or paying high fees like some debt management companies charge. A fair, effective debt reduction service, our debt management program simplifies your payment responsibilities and often results in reduced interest rates from your creditors. As a leading national debt consolidation firm, ACCC has also been approved by the Department of Justice to provide credit counseling for bankruptcy both the pre-bankruptcy credit counseling certificate and the post-bankruptcy debtor education.

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