ICFE eNEWS #16-28 - August 22nd 2016
Eligibility Expands for CCCCS™ Program
Eligibility Expands for Certified Master Consumer Credit Care
Specialist" (CCCCS™) Program for those 3000+ who have completed
one or more of the four course modules, here is your opportunity
to complete the CCCCS™ courses and Master Certificate.
The New CCCCS™ Program is accepted for AFCPE
20 CEs and FCAS 40 PDUs
San Diego, CA - The Institute of Consumer Financial Education
(ICFE) has introduced for 2016, a new certification program titled:
Certified Master Consumer Credit Care Specialist (CCCCS™) The program's
components have been accepted for a total of 20 CEs by the AFCPE
and variety of other professional organizations, American Association
of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS.org) accepts it for 40 for
Professional Development Units (PDUs).
The ICFE Certified
Consumer Credit Care Specialist program includes the following four
courses, all accepted for 5 CEs each and an ICFE Certified Master
Consumer Credit Care Specialist Certificate.
Credit Report Reviewer - CCRR®
ICFE Certified Credit Scoring
Specialist - CCSS™
ICFE Certified Credit Repair Specialist -
ICFE Certified Consumer Debt Compliance Specialist - DCCS™
ICFE certificants who have completed one or more of the four
courses are eligible for special pricing on the remaining course
work needed to complete their new CCCCS™ program. Over 3000 ICFE
certificants are eligible for the special pricing and completion
Individual enrollments in each course is $375 or
a total of $1500. An introductory discount of $505 = makes the initial
sale price of $995.00 or $248.75 per course module - a $125 plus
savings off the regular enrollment price.
The ICFE certification program was developed to give credit and
debt counselor's legitimization and recognition of their training.
CMCCCS™ aims to equip all financial counselors with the tools to
determine the methods of maintaining a good credit report and a
high credit score. Plus the programs trains users how to change
and improve credit reports, ratings and scores. It is very useful
for all credit, debt and other financial and housing counselors.
ICFE Certified Master Consumer Credit Care Specialists (CMCCCS™)
teach their clients how to obtain their credit reports from the
three major CRAs. When the client has his or her credit reports
in hand, credit reports are reviewed, page-by-page, with the client
present. The average credit report review and checking for mistakes
takes about an hour and fifteen minutes.
The ICFE's new CMCCCS™ 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 CCCCS™ 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...
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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.