With the multitude of scams and misleading or false information easily available at the click of a mouse, the aim of AskDoctorDebt.com is to provide consumers with a tool they can trust without fear of gimmicks or being ripped off
(Vocus) September 21, 2010
When: September 21, 2010
What: AskDoctorDebt.com is an Invaluable Resource for Consumers Seeking Answers to Debt Collection Questions
The economy is sputtering and tens of millions of Americans either are or will soon be facing the threat of debt collection. It can be confusing and scary. Knowledge is power. Consumers now have a valuable, free and confidential resource called AskDoctorDebt.com to answer their questions, find resources and learn about their rights when contacted by a debt collector.
Why: “In every corner of America, amid every income level, race, ethnicity and age group, the financial stress burdening consumers is reaching historic proportions,” said ACA International Chief Executive Officer Rozanne M. Andersen, Esq. “AskDoctorDebt.com was created to help ensure consumers can easily find helpful, straightforward and reliable information about their debt concerns.”
A project of the ACA International Education Foundation, a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1995 focused on increasing financial literacy, AskDoctorDebt.com is available in both English and Spanish. Visitors are not asked to register, provide any personal information or required to pay to use AskDoctorDebt.com. “With the multitude of scams and misleading or false information easily available at the click of a mouse, the aim of AskDoctorDebt.com is to provide consumers with a tool they can trust without fear of gimmicks or being ripped off,” said Andersen.
Who: ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is the comprehensive, knowledge–based resource for success in the credit and collection industry. Founded in 1939 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., ACA brings together more than 5,000 members worldwide, including third–party collection agencies, asset buyers, attorneys, creditors and vendor affiliates. ACA International establishes ethical standards, produces a wide variety of products, services and publications, and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers. For more information about ACA International, visit acainternational.org.
How: Important Media Note – If interested in speaking further about AskDoctordDebt.com please contact Mark Schiffman at schiffman(at)acainterantional(dot)org or (952) 928-8000 extension 124. Localized interviews with debt collection experts can be arranged. For example, a question and answer segment with AskDoctorDebt.com and a local debt collection expert is a powerful, consumer focused educational opportunity for print, radio, television and electronic media readers, listeners and viewers.
Contact: Mark Schiffman, PR Director
Tel. (952) 928-8000 X 124 or