Founded in 1939, ACA International, The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is an international trade organization of credit and collection professionals. Headquartered in Minneapolis, ACA serves members in the United States, Canada and 64 other countries worldwide.
ACA has over 5,000 members, including third-party collection agencies, credit grantors, attorneys and vendor affiliates. Members agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as the ethical standards and guidelines established by the organization.
Among ACA International's major initiatives is the ACA International Education Foundation.Founded in 1995, the ACA International Education Foundation (ACAEF) is a Minneapolis-based 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization. It is the philanthropic arm of ACA International. ACAEF exists to promote the goal of increasing financial literacy in the United States. Our efforts have included AskDoctorDebt.com, National Credit Education Week, distribution of youth financial literacy kits, annual post-secondary scholarship and modest grantmaking. In April 2009, ACAEF launched AskDoctorDebt.com, a free, award winning, web-based resource (English and Spanish) to help consumers find answers to debt questions and better understand their rights. Supported by more than 125 media interviews with a reach of 25 million consumers, AskDoctorDebt.com attracts thousands of visitors per month. Building off its success, ACAEF is now significantly upgrading AskDoctorDebt.com to better serve consumer needs.
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