They are well aligned with the NFCC mission of providing the highest quality services to consumers, and will help us speak with an even stronger voice as we move forward during these challenging economic times.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 29, 2011
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is proud to welcome InCharge Debt Solutions, Inc. as a new member of the NFCC network of credit counseling agencies.
“We are pleased to have InCharge join the NFCC,” said Susan C. Keating, president and CEO of the NFCC. “They are well aligned with the NFCC mission of providing the highest quality services to consumers, and will help us speak with an even stronger voice as we move forward during these challenging economic times.”
InCharge, based in Orlando, Florida meets all NFCC Member Quality Standards for membership, including independent third-party accreditation through the Council on Accreditation, and maintaining a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. Having served consumers for more than a decade, InCharge is licensed to conduct business nationally, and currently employs more than 120 counselors.
While enjoying an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, InCharge assisted more than 1,280,000 consumers last year through credit counseling, housing counseling, educational courses and community workshops, repaying $183,418,000 in credit card debt on behalf of their clients. Counseling is delivered through the consumer’s choice of phone, Internet or in-person.
“We are thrilled to become part of the NFCC, because it is widely recognized as the leader in working with agencies like InCharge to help consumers drive down their debt and take control of their finances,” said Etta Money, president of InCharge Debt Solutions. “It is our goal to get very involved in the NFCC and, among other things, benefit from their widely-respected agency accreditation and counselor certification.”
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), founded in 1951, is the nation’s largest and longest serving national nonprofit credit counseling organization. The NFCC’s mission is to promote the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and build capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services. NFCC Members annually help over three million consumers through close to 800 community-based offices nationwide. For free and affordable confidential advice through a reputable NFCC Member, call (800) 388-2227, (en Español (800) 682-9832) or visit http://www.nfcc.org. Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NFCCDebtAdvice, on Twitter: twitter.com/NFCCDebtAdvice, on YouTube: http://www.YouTube.com/NFCC09 and our blog: http://financialeducation.nfcc.org/.