AKPK (Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit) Ipoh has successfully started up a counselling office at Taiping in order to serve the Taiping folks better. They will operate at the following premises and schedule:CIMB Bank Berhad No. 38-40 Jalan Panggung Wayang 34000 Taiping, Perak. Counselling is available every 2nd Wednesday of the month with effect from April 8.
Now, customers have the option to attend counselling in Taiping instead of coming all the way to Ipoh.
The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK), is an agency set up by Bank Negara Malaysia in April 2006 to help individuals take control of their financial situation and gain peace of mind that comes from the wise use of credit.
AKPK offers the following services to individuals, free of charge:
- Financial education on the responsible use of money and credit management skills
- Counselling and advice on financial management
- Debt management programme to assist consumers to regain financial control.