Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2011
American Consumer Credit Counseling, a leading national non-profit credit counseling and debt management agency, today announced the public release of Financial Peace of Mind – a step by step guide for taking control of your money and your life. This realistic approach to managing finances is now available to all consumers worldwide on Amazon.com.
“We understand the devastating toll soaring debt and financial instability can take on individuals and their families and Financial Peace of Mind was written to give consumers a second chance at living a financially healthy and peaceful life,” said Steve Trumble, president and CEO of ACCC, who co-authored the book with ACCC Education and Development Manager Katherine Ross.
Financial Peace of Mind provides a practical, step-by-step guide that shares with consumers the fundamental elements of a healthy financial life - making the journey to financial health manageable and attainable. Part I of the book emphasizes the importance of organizational skills and money management as a first step to building a strong, debt-free future including setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, and managing purchases. In Part II, the authors teach the basics of credit, what it is and how to use it, highlighting the significant role that credit plays in developing a financially responsible future.
“By giving consumers a realistic financial plan that is easy to understand and implement, Financial Peace of Mind will be a valuable blueprint for consumers that provides them with resources to regain control of their personal finances,” said Ross, Education and Development manager and co-author of the book.
For the past 20 years ACCC has helped thousands of individuals, providing them with debt counseling and other services. In addition, the non-profit organization’s Financial Education Department conducts more than 500 financial literacy workshops and community one-on-one counseling sessions every year, serving in excess of 10,000 consumers throughout the Commonwealth. In addition, it has published over 20 different publications and resources with financial overviews and guidelines. Copies of Financial Peace of Mind are free of charge to clients.
About American Consumer Credit Counseling
American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering consumers to achieve financial health through education, counseling, and debt management. ACCC provides individuals with practical 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 works with consumers to help them with the best plan of action to reduce their debt and regain financial stability. ACCC is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and holds an A+ rating. It is also 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.