ICFE eNEWS #18-14 - June 5th 2018
Eligibility Expands for CCCCS™
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
The New CCCCS™ Program is accepted for AFCPE 40
CEs and FCAS 40 PDUs
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.
New CCCCS™ Program is accepted for AFCPE 40 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 40 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 10 CEs each and an ICFE Certified
Master Consumer Credit Care Specialist Certificate.
Certified Credit Report Reviewer - CCRR®
Credit Scoring Specialist - CCSS™
ICFE Certified Credit
Repair Specialist - CCRS™
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 opportunity.
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.
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
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
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 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.
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Also, visit the ICFE's new Web site: StudentDebtHelp.org
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.