Nonprofit bankruptcy services showcased at Tampa event, March 10-12, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InCharge Education Foundation, one of the nation's leading nonprofit organizations devoted to personal financial literacy, will be showcasing its Pre-Filing Credit Counseling, Pre-Discharge Debtor Education courses and its services to consumer bankruptcy attorneys at the Alexander L. Paskay Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice in Tampa, Florida, March 10-12, 2011.
According to the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), relying on data from the National Bankruptcy Research Center (NBKRC), February consumer bankruptcies increased 11 percent nationwide from January 2011. The data showed that the overall consumer filing total for February reached 102,686, up from the 92,669 consumer filings recorded in January 2011.
"The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, or BAPCPA, requires debtors to complete both Pre-Filing Credit Counseling and Pre-Discharge Debtor Education courses," per Beth Mason, Director of Outreach Programs for Bankruptcy Services, "of which InCharge provided 330,000 during 2010 alone."
Attorneys and anyone seeking a reliable and professional source for consumer bankruptcy courses are encouraged to visit the InCharge booth at this event.
For more information, contact InCharge Education Foundation bankruptcy service at 866-729-0049 or visit http://www.PersonalFinanceEducation.com.
About InCharge® Education Foundation
InCharge® Education Foundation, Inc. (ICEF) is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization 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. ICEF is affiliated with InCharge® Debt Solutions, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization specializing in personal finance education, housing counseling and credit counseling. InCharge interacted with over 1.2 million consumers in 2010 alone. ICEF develops and provides a variety of innovative personal finance tools, web-based educational programs & financial calculators, to meet the financial needs of consumers. InCharge Debt Solutions is a member of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).
SOURCE InCharge Education Foundation