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This logo is your assurance of a qualified, accredited
not-for-profit credit counselling OACCS member agency.

The aim of OACCS is to enhance the personal financial well-being of Canadians through financial literacy, education and industry leadership. OACCS establishes and regulates uniform standards of practice, knowledge, skills and ethics for the Credit Counselling and Financial Coaching profession.

OACCS sets the standard of required expertise for the financial counselling industry as the only organization to offer the exclusive professional designation of Accredited Financial Counsellor CanadaSM (AFCCSM). Counsellors who have achieved their AFCCSM designation provide Canadians with access to the best independent and specialized personal financial experts in the country.

Canadians can trust OACCS Certified Credit Counsellors and Financial Fitness Coaches as uniquely qualified and confidential resources to enhance their personal financial well-being. Join the thousands of other Canadians that have found practical solutions for financial problems and the knowledge and skills to strengthen their personal financial fitness.

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Ontario Association of Credit Counselling Services rings alarm bells in wake of Financial Consumer Agency of Canada alert on consumer debt services.

TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/

In the wake of a national consumer alert about questionable claims by certain debt settlement agencies now operating in Canada, the Ontario Association of Credit Counselling Services (OACCS) is ringing alarm bells of its own... Click here to read more...




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