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AICCCA Press Release

AICCCA 19th Mid-Winter Conference to Address Critical
Personal Financial Issues

January 18 -20, 2012 - Hotel Valley Ho - 6850 East Main Street - Scottsdale, Ariz.

AICCCA, the largest nonprofit association of consumer credit counseling agencies, will provide its conference attendees a unique, exclusive opportunity to hear speakers address consumer credit counseling issues. Sessions include: Update from the CFPB; Research Outcomes - Phone vs. In-Person Counseling; View from the Bench on Consumer Trends and Counseling.

FAIRFAX, VA - January 10, 2012 — The 19th annual Mid-Winter Conference of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies will be held in Scottsdale, Ariz. January 18-20, 2012 at the Hotel Valley Ho. Credit counselors from across the nation will meet to learn the latest news about critical issues facing the credit counseling industry today.

Continuing the tradition of providing experts who address the issues facing the credit counseling industry that no other industry conference provides, the AICCCA Mid-Winter Conference will again feature speakers with intimate and valuable knowledge of the current consumer credit counseling climate.

Sessions will include:

Update from the CFPB

Dalié Jiménez, Policy Fellow, Deposits, Collections & Credit Information Markets Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Washington, D.C.

Research Outcomes-Phone vs. In-Person Counseling

Prof. Michael Staten, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

View from the Bench on Consumer Trends and Counseling

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Phoenix, AZ

MasterCard RPPS Update: Discussion of Exception Code Cleanup Project and Credit Counseling, Resource Center Enhancements

Heather Cedar and Jennifer Boshart, MasterCard Worldwide, O'Fallon, MO

Understanding the Relationship between Money Transmitter Laws and Regulations and Debt Management Plans

Jonathan Pompan, Esq., Venable LLP, Washington, D.C.

Putting Your Best Face Forward in the Press and Social Media

Ken Scott, AICCCA Press Relations, Ken Scott Communications, Houston, TX Thom Fox, Community Outreach Director, Cambridge Credit Counseling, Agawam, MA

For more information on the AICCCA Mid-Winter Conference, visit or call (703) 934-6118.

Founded in 1993, Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) is a national membership organization, established to promote quality and consistent delivery of credit counseling services. AICCCA and its members are focused on improved creditor relations, efficient processes and advanced technology to best serve clients and creditors. AICCCA members are independent nonprofit agencies that advocate for debtors, counsel millions of consumers annually nationwide and provide debt management services to consumers with excessive unsecured debt. For more information or to contact an AICCCA member office call 866-703-TRUSTAICCCA (866-703-8787) or visit

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