InCharge Showcases Bankruptcy Courses at 17th Annual Bankruptcy Institute

Nonprofit organization will exhibit and sponsor at Pennsylvania events in September and October 2012

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InCharge® Debt Solutions ("InCharge"), a nonprofit credit counseling agency, will be on hand to showcase its bankruptcy courses at the 17th Annual Bankruptcy Institute hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  While the Institutes will be held throughout the Keystone State, InCharge will be an exhibitor and sponsor at the September 20, 2012 event in Philadelphia as well as the October 9, 2012 gathering in Mechanicsburg.

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InCharge will be showcasing its Pre-Filing Credit Counseling, and Pre-Discharge Debtor Education courses on both occasions.  The courses can be found online at www.PersonalFinanceEducation.com.  InCharge, with its affiliate InCharge Education Foundation, has helped clients complete over 1 million bankruptcy courses. 

Educational sessions at these Institutes will include an introduction to consumer practice, what you need to know about means testing, "how to" workshops, and case updates using examples such as Stern v. Marshall.  Expected to attend will be bankruptcy trustees, attorneys, and representatives from organizations like InCharge Debt Solutions that offer vital services to those consumers needing bankruptcy courses and counseling.

"Pennsylvania showed some improvement in bankruptcy filings last year, but the state still ranked sixteenth in per capita filings," said Beth Mason, InCharge's Director of Outreach Programs for Bankruptcy Services.  "Bordering states are still struggling, for example Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey continue to experience greater than four filings per 1,000 people.  These are Pennsylvania events but we will participate in several of the Bar Association Institutes which makes them ideal places for InCharge to showcase our courses to the top bankruptcy trustees and attorneys."

InCharge Debt Solutions provides bankruptcy counseling, credit counseling, and housing counseling services to consumers and service members in need of financial literacy education, money management guidance, and help finding the right debt solution for their specific situation.

For more information, contact InCharge Debt Solutions:

About InCharge® Debt Solutions
InCharge® Debt Solutions is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization specializing in personal finance education, housing counseling, bankruptcy services, and credit counseling. Founded in 1997, InCharge interacted with over 1.1 million consumers in 2011 alone.  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 MilitaryMoney.com.  InCharge is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). 

Contact: Media Relations
InCharge® Debt Solutions
(407) 532-5599
mediarelations@incharge.org

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