February 16, 2021

American Fair Credit Council Announces the 2020 Regan Report

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, February 16, 2021 – The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) today issued a new independent report illustrating the abundant benefits provided by debt settlement to the millions of consumers who have chosen to take command of their financial futures. By analyzing the outcomes of 11.4 million individual accounts, the report, the fourth in a series overseen by Greg Regan of Hemming Morse LLP, and peer reviewed by Harvard Professor Will Dobbie, found that debt settlement provides, on average, $2.64 in consumer savings for each $1.00 in fees assessed.
January 27, 2021

American Fair Credit Council Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 27, 2021 – The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) today announced that Denise Dunckel has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector, Denise has a diverse well of knowledge to call upon, from Fortune 100 corporations and start-ups to her time spent spearheading communications and congressional affairs for government agencies and the White House.
December 2, 2020

American Fair Credit Council Releases National Debt Settlement Economic Impact Report

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) released a report detailing the significant and wide-ranging national impact of debt settlement activity to the U.S. economy and quantifying the total annual consumer benefit that debt settlement provides. The report, completed by John Dunham & Associates, determined that the debt settlement industry contributes $6.8 billion to the U.S. economy annually and saved American consumers more than $1.6 billion in 2019.
October 1, 2020

American Fair Credit Council Announces New Board Addition

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.-- September 30, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) announced today that it has appointed Andrea Mitchell, the Managing Partner and a founding member of Mitchell Sandler LLC, to its Board of Directors.
June 16, 2020

American Fair Credit Council Announces New Board Member

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—June 16, 2020--The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) announced today that it has appointed Dr. Diane Chen, Founder of Consumer Education Services, Inc. (CESI), to its Board of Directors.
April 11, 2020

American Fair Credit Council Launches COVID-19 Financial Resource Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL – April 10, 2020 – The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) has launched a COVID-19 resource center to assist consumers impacted by the recent nationwide response to the Coronavirus pandemic.  Consumers may now search for helpful resources and links to state and federal programs related to unemployment insurance, replacing health insurance coverage lost to termination and locate state and federal financial assistance for workers and small businesses impacted by the social distancing mitigation response.