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ICFE eNEWS #15-35 - November 15th 2015

ICFE Introduces New Credit Repair Training Certifiction Certified Credit Repair Specialist" (CCRS™)

The New CCRS™ Course is accepted for 5 CEs and 5 PDUs

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San Diego, CA - The Institute of Consumer Financial Education (ICFE) has introduced for November 2015 a new certification course titled: Certified Credit Repair Specialist (CCRS™) It has been accepted for 5 CEs by the AFCPE and variety of other professional organizations, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS.org) accepts it for 10 for Professional Development Units (PDUs).

The ICFE's new CCRS™ program is explores the Credit Repair Organizations Act CROA, the FCRA/FACTA laws about consumer credit repair. Nearly every financial counselor has been asked by a client about their credit files and what it determines in their financial lives. The new Certified Credit Repair Specialist (CCRS™) program educates trains and equips all financial counselors with the knowledge needed to determine what how credit file mistakes, damage credit ratings and scores and how to change or make improvements.

Learning credit repair procedures of the CROA and how the FCRA-FACTA law treats credit file mistakes. The most common questions asked about credit repair is how mistakes in the file can negatively affect the credit score. This question and others like; what are the components that make up a credit file report and subsequent score are all covered in the Independent Study Guide for the CCRS™. There is a 100 question examination and 80% or better is required for a passing grade, certification and granting of 5 CEs or 5 PDUs.

Any credit or debt counselor, as well as financial planners and military command financial specialists taking this course will gain the knowledge to better deal with the credit repair process on behalf of their constituents and because they will know the complexities of consumer credit repair.

ICFE has certified over six thousand professionals in eight different specialty certification programs, including identity theft risk management, credit report reviewing, debt collection compliance and more. These professionals are employed by a wide range of organizations including consumer credit and debt counseling organizations, credit unions and other financial institutions, student loan lenders, cooperative extension system, all branches of the military, mortgage, real estate, and financial services firms; law enforcement, and other government agencies. Many others are private credit repair practitioners seeking some recognition, including notary public, attorneys, CPAs, CFPs, privacy professionals, fraud investigators and consumer educators.

Find out more about CCRS™.

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Sent by:

Paul S. Richard
President - Executive Director
Institute of Consumer Financial Education (ICFE)

About the ICFE:

The Institute of Consumer Financial Education (ICFE) was founded in 1982 by the late Loren Dunton (creator of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation).  The ICFE is dedicated to helping consumers of all ages to improve their spending, increase savings and use credit more wisely. 
The ICFE is an award winning, nonprofit, consumer education organization that has helped millions of people through its education programs and Resources. It publishes the Do-It-Yourself Credit File correction Guide, which is updated annually. The ICFE has distributed over one million Credit/Debit Card Warning Labels and Credit/Debit Card Sleeves world wide.

The ICFE became an official partner with the Department of Defense/Financial Readiness Campaign in June of 2004.The ICFE was an active partner in the California Student Debt Resource Awareness Project (CASDRAP) which resulted in a new web site: (studentdebthelp.org).  CASDRAP disbanded in 2010, shortly after the web site project was completed.  In 2011 the ICFE assumed the single sponsorship of the (studentdebthelp.org) web site and is now responsible for its content and operation.

The ICFE is also an on-line help for consumers who spend too much.  ICFE's spending help was featured in PARADE Magazine in the Intelligence Report section. The money helps and tips are from the ICFE's Money Instruction Book, our course in personal finance.

Visit the ICFE's other web sites at: www.financial-education-icfe.org and studentdebthelp.org.  Both sites helps consumers and students with mending spending, learning about the proper use of credit, budget and expense guidelines, how to set up and implement a spending-plan and also how to access financial education courses and how to teach children about money. Other ICFE services include: Ask Mr. G,  a free eNews, and an online resource center for students, parents and educators, plus financial education learning tools and a book store.

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and the Institute of Consumer Financial Education, All Rights Reserved.
View our
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PO Box 34070
San Diego, Ca 92163
Paul S. Richard, Executive Director
Phone 619-239-1401

FAX 619-923-3284

Questions for www.financial-education-icfe.org Click to go to Website Contact Us or 
Website Design Donated by Desgn School Programs