ACCC Participates in Financial Literacy Conference with State Treasurer’s Office
The Money Fund Conference is a free event that provides Massachusetts residents with information and resources to achieve financial goals
(Boston, MA) – October 21, 2014 — American Consumer Credit Counseling, a leading financial education, credit counseling and debt management nonprofit based in Newton, Mass., recently participated in The Money Conference on Saturday, Oct. 11th.
The Money Conference, which took place at the University of Massachusetts Boston, was planned by the Office of the Massachusetts State Treasury and designed to provide personal finance information to help Commonwealth residents achieve their financial goals.
The Office of the Massachusetts State Treasury and the Massachusetts Financial Literacy Fund worked together with municipalities and community partners to organize The Money Conference. The community event was aimed at providing information on a wide range of topics: budgeting and setting financial goals, paying for college, retirement planning, purchasing a car or home, credit and debt management, investing basics, entrepreneurship and personal finance, and one-on-one money mentoring.
American Consumer Credit Counseling, along with other industry professionals and special guests Felix G. Arroyo, Chief of Health and Human Services, and State Treasurer Steven Grossman, shared information to help individuals and residents at varying life stages create a plan to take necessary steps towards reaching their financial goals. Long-time financial educator and WBZ Radio Personality Dee Lee, CFP, delivered the keynote address.
“We’re pleased to have had the opportunity to participate in this conference that provides consumers with tremendous resources on a variety of key finance and financial education topics,” said Steven Trumble, President and CEO of ACCC. “In a climate where Americans are often saving less while carrying more debt, resources such as these are incredibly important so that consumers can achieve their financial goals.”
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 ConsumerCredit.com
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 and debt relief through education, credit counseling, and debt management solutions. ACCC provides individuals with practical debt solutions for solving financial problems and recognizes that consumers’ financial difficulties are often not the result of poor spending habits, but more frequently from extenuating circumstances beyond their control. As one of the nation’s leading providers of financial education and credit counseling services, ACCC’s certified credit advisors work with consumers to help them determine the best plan of action to get out of debt and regain financial stability. ACCC holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and is a member of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies. For more information or to access free financial education resources, log on to ConsumerCredit.com or visit TalkingCentsBlog.com.