Press Release

AFCC Announces Add-On Product Policy

The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) today stated their support and endorsement of Ohio legislation announced at the “Build Back Better” press conference in Columbus. If passed and signed into law, this new effort would allow consumers in financial hardship across the Buckeye State the choice to fully participate in debt settlement programs.

American Fair Credit Council Applauds Ohio Legislation

The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) today stated their support and endorsement of Ohio legislation announced at the “Build Back Better” press conference in Columbus. If passed and signed into law, this new effort would allow consumers in financial hardship across the Buckeye State the choice to fully participate in debt settlement programs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Study Attributes $1.6 Billion in Annual Consumer Savings to Debt Settlement Industry

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Fair Credit Council (AFCC), the national trade association representing the debt settlement industry, today released the findings from a first-of-its-kind analysis describing the industry’s national economic impact.

Forensic Analysis of Debt Settlement Program Participants, Commissioned by the American Fair Credit Council, Validates Economic Benefit to Consumers

Fort Lauderdale, FL – February 21, 2018 –The results of a six-year study of consumers enrolled in debt settlement programs, commissioned by the American Fair Credit Council (AFCC) and performed by the Certified Public Accounting firm of Hemming Morse LLP, once again shows consumers realize financial benefit from debt settlement program participation.