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InCharge Joins New Initiative Empowering Consumers to Manage Personal Finances, Secure Financial Future

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Participating in Sharpen Your Financial FocusTM program

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure that consumers achieve financial stability and reclaim their financial future, InCharge Debt Solutions is participating in the Sharpen Your Financial Focus™ program. This nationwide initiative, launched by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) in partnership with major financial service companies, was developed to allow consumers to take the first step toward achieving their financial goals. InCharge, a member of the NFCC, is providing consumers with financial reviews, financial self-assessment tools, and educational workshops as a part of the initiative.

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"InCharge is pleased to be a part of this important program. With support from national financial service companies including Bank of America, Chase, GE Capital Retail Finance, and Wells Fargo, we are able to provide consumers with the financial skills necessary for sound financial management and long-term stability," remarked Etta Money, president of InCharge Debt Solutions.

Consumers are encouraged to participate in the Sharpen Your Financial Focus program through the following actions:

  • Take MyMoneyCheckUp® at www.SharpenToday.org. MyMoneyCheckUp is an online financial self-assessment tool designed to increase financial awareness, and provide consumers with concrete steps to improve their financial well-being.
  • Contact InCharge Debt Solutions by calling 1-877-906-5599 to schedule an appointment with an NFCC Certified Financial Professional for a financial review, or visit www.InCharge.org.

About InCharge® Debt Solutions
Founded in 1997, InCharge® Debt Solutions is a leading 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-service organization offering confidential and professional credit counseling, housing counseling, debt management, bankruptcy education and general financial education to individuals seeking options to manage credit card debt and consolidate debt payment. The company, accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), interacted with over 1.1 million consumers in 2012. InCharge is affiliated with InCharge® Education Foundation, Inc. (ICEF) which is dedicated to providing educational products, services and research supporting the personal financial literacy of consumers across America. ICEF also provides financial literacy training to servicemembers and their families through Military Money.

About the National Foundation for Credit Counseling
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling®(NFCC®), founded in 1951, is the nation's largest and longest-serving network of national nonprofit community-based credit counseling agencies. The NFCC's mission is to promote the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and build capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services. NFCC Members annually help millions of consumers each year through more than 600 community-based offices nationwide.

CONTACT: Chris Henningsen, 1-407-532-5659, chenning@incharge.org

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