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Apprisen Is Now Nationwide!

Columbus, Ohio - October 30th - Apprisen, the nation’s oldest non-profit credit counseling agency, is pleased to announce that, with the company's licensing in the state of Rhode Island, Apprisen is now approved to provide programs and services nationwide. Apprisen can also assist clients in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

“For more than half a century, Apprisen has been an innovative leader in assisting Americans to get their finances on track. Through a combination of counseling, education, and money management services, Apprisen has improved the financial lives of more than half a million people since 1955”, states Mike Kappas, President and CEO of Apprisen. “Now that we can provide services nationwide, even more people can benefit from our knowledge and experience.”

Apprisen’s approach to resolving the financial problems of its clients is holistic. Apprisen addresses a wide range of personal finance issues from basic budgeting to paying down debt and, in extreme cases, bankruptcy. By becoming a nationwide service provider in the credit counseling industry, Apprisen is able to bring resources generated on a national level to the local level. When combined with the knowledge and experience created through local initiatives and activities, Apprisen is able to multiply its efforts, resulting in a larger impact for our clients and the communities we serve.


Apprisen (formerly known as CCCS), a national nonprofit agency, has been helping consumers manage their finances and get out of debt for over 55 years. Apprisen's services are provided in-person in 10 states through over 40 local offices and nationally by phone or via the Internet. Accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), Apprisen is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and AICCCA. Information is available 24/7. Call 800-355-2227 or visit the website, You can also follow Apprisen on Facebook at or on Twitter at

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