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ACA International Launches Financial Literacy Website for Consumers


10/8/2021 8:05

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October 8, 2021 – Minneapolis, Minnesota – ACA International, the world’s largest trade association for the accounts receivable management industry is launching Know My Debt, a free and insightful resource for consumers  seeking answers to their questions about, such as:

  • How do I improve my credit score?
  • When is a debt considered delinquent?
  • Can a debt collector call me on a Sunday?

Know My Debt is a new consumer education website created by the members of ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. Know My Debt delivers  tips and clearly worded explanations aimed at helping consumers improve their financial literacy and resolve their debts.

“Know My Debt is about giving people a resource that provides them with an understanding of the credit and collection industry,” said Debbie Frank, CEO of Credit Bureau Services LLC and chair of ACA’s Financial Literacy Committee. “Everyone is on a financial journey and Know My Debt is here to guide, inspire and engage people when making decisions about their money and planning for their financial future.”

Know My Debt explains:

  • The laws and regulations related to debt and credit that protect consumers.
  • How to work with a debt collector on delinquent debts, including specific explanations for student loan debt.
  • Answers to common questions about credit reporting and credit scores.

Visit the Know My Debt website at www.knowmydebt.com.

ACA International (ACA), the association of credit and collection professionals, is the largest membership organization in the credit and collection industry. Founded in 1939, ACA brings together third-party collection agencies, law firms, asset buying companies, creditors and vendor affiliates, representing tens of thousands of industry professionals. ACA produces a wide variety of products, services and publications, including educational and compliance-related information; and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers. www.acainternational.org.

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