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Jul 30, 2015, 10:30 ET
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ACA International Foundation Selects 2015 Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship Recipients

ACA International Education Foundation proudly announces the 2015 recipients of Loomer-Mortenson Scholarships, which awards a total of $10,000 to...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:24 ET
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ACA International Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Kaylyn McElhenney from Tennessee

ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, is proud to honor Kaylyn McElhenney with $1,000 from the...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:22 ET
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Kimberly Baich Wins ACA's Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship from Missouri

ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, congratulates Kimberly Baich on being one of this year's winners of the...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:20 ET
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ACA International Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Michaela Weidtman from New York

ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, is proud to honor Michaela Weidtman with $1,000 from the...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:17 ET
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ACA International Awards 2015 Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship to Katie Jennings from Michigan

ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, is proud to announce...

Jul 13, 2015, 18:07 ET
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ACA International Files Lawsuit against FCC Citing that a Recent Ruling on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act Is at Odds with the Original Intent of the Law

ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, has filed a lawsuit in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C....

Mar 02, 2015, 09:56 ET
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ACA International Provides Helpful Tips For Consumer Protection Week

Have you ever been contacted by a debt collector? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. According to the Federal Reserve, the total amount of...

Dec 15, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Six Practical Personal Finance Tips For The Holiday Season

The holidays are a wonderful time to be together with friends and family and enjoy gift-giving but the post-holiday season can be a stressful time...

Nov 20, 2014, 16:21 ET
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ACA International Supports Effort To Combat Illegitimate Debt Collection And Scams

Recent news reports have highlighted the unfortunate fact that a small number of people posing as legitimate debt collectors have been accused of...

Oct 14, 2014, 10:06 ET
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ACA's Board Of Directors Issues Statement Opposing The Regulation Of Debt Collection Attorneys' Litigation Activities By Non-Judicial Branches Of Government

ACA International, the largest trade group for the credit and collection industry, today issued a statement regarding the regulation of debt...

Sep 11, 2014, 16:00 ET
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ACA International Responds To Short-Sighted NCLC Report On Medical Debt

 ACA International, the largest trade group for the consumer debt collection industry, today responded to a report issued by the National...

Aug 05, 2014, 09:59 ET
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Consumer Debt Collection Helps Sustain America's Credit-Based Economy

 According to findings of a new survey by Ernst & Young and debt collection trade association ACA International, the health of America's...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:01 ET
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ACA International Education Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Winner From New Hampshire

 ACA International Education Foundation proudly announces today that Pedro Olinger of Nashua, N.H. will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:57 ET
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ACA International Education Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Winner From Nebraska

 ACA International Education Foundation proudly announces today that Wynter Novak of Omaha, Neb. will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:51 ET
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ACA International Education Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Winner From Indiana

ACA International Education Foundation proudly announces today that Emily Schabel of Westport, Ind., will receive a $3,000 scholarship to help...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:36 ET
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ACA International Education Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Winner From Alabama

ACA International Education Foundation proudly announces today that Michael Davis of Bessemer, Ala., will receive a $5,000 scholarship to help...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:32 ET
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ACA International Education Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

 ACA International Education Foundation today proudly announces the 2014 recipients of Loomer-Mortenson Scholarships, which awards a total of...

Jun 11, 2014, 10:15 ET
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ACA International Responds To Criticism Against IRS Contracting With Debt Collectors

MINNEAPOLIS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACA International today responded to criticism of a proposal that would allow the...

May 08, 2014, 14:26 ET
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U.S. Debt Collectors Support Hiring Of Military Veterans And Their Spouses

The ACA International is proud to announce its support of Hiring our Heroes, a national effort led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:12 ET
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Important Reminders For U.S. Consumers During National Financial Literacy Month

April is National Financial Literacy month and the ACA International wants to remind U.S. consumers they have important rights if contacted by a...