— A new Personal Financial Management web course is now available on-line for FREE at www.acainternational.org, as a public service presented by the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA) International Education Foundation, as sponsored by ACA members internationally and locally, such as the Chattanooga based North American Credit Services (NACS), Inc.
"This one-hour course can now be done from the privacy of your own home, for the purpose of helping empower consumers, in improving their knowledge of personal finance basics; such as in budgeting, borrowing wisely and balancing a checkbook," states Dallas S. Bunton, Sr., CEO and Chairman of NACS.
Each year throughout the month of April, NACS along with other ACA accredited members across the globe unite to promote awareness and funds in support of consumer financial literacy efforts. As one successful example, last year's, launch of 'Ask Doctor Debt' (www.askdoctordebt.com), a web-based consumer financial Q&A resource site, which has now reached more than 25 million consumers and featured on networks such as ABC News Now, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, ABC News Radio and many others.
NACS primarily specializes in the professional collection of healthcare receivables. "As leaders in the collection industry, we focus on maintaining professional standards and utilizing advanced technology," states Bunton.
The ACA International Education Foundation is the philanthropic arm of ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. The mission of the Foundation is to increase financial literacy through research, education, job training and public relations. For more information on the ACA International Education Foundation, contact Kalin LeBrun at (952) 928-8000 ext 105 or visit www.acainternational.org.