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Become an Accredited Financial and Career Counseling Professional


Order the self-study package

The Accredited Financial and Career Counseling Professional Program includes three books and additional Career Counseling Curriculum:

  • Personal Finance by E. Thomas Garman and Raymond E. Forgue
  • Guide to Surviving Debt  by The National Consumer Law Center
  • Solve Your Money Troubles: Debt, Credit & Bankruptcy by Robin Leonard and Margaret Reiter

Curriculum includes essential counseling skills, solution-focused budget analysis, and the latest on credit and lending. It also covers learning how to save and invest, manage student loans, file taxes, decrease credit card debt, and plan for the future. Career counseling curriculum encompassing choosing a career and obtaining employment.   Successful candidates earn a two-year renewable certificate.

Enrollment includes a membership to the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors. When you pass the exam, your membership will be activated and your continuing education requirements will be tracked toward recertification.


Request the Exam

When you are ready to take the exam, complete the Request Exam Form. Testing materials are sent to the testing site indicated on the form. Proctoring services are required. These are easily arranged through local community colleges, universities, or libraries. Proctoring fees are determined by the proctoring site and may vary from location to location. The individual or firm taking the test is fully responsible for proctor payment.

The certification exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions that relate directly to the content presented in the study manual. Candidates must answer a minimum of 80 questions correctly to pass. (Please allow 7-10 business days for proctor to receive testing materials.)

NACCC provides continuing education unit tracking and recertification for its members. Through NACCC, members have a voice concerning the education they receive.

EnrollRequest ExamRequest Retake ExamApplication for Cert Renewal

An interactive review seminar for groups of ten or more

Why attend the seminar? The rule of thumb in education is that we learn:
20% of what we see
40 % of what we see and hear
70% of what we see, hear and do

Triple your success rate in passing the exam the first time. For registration and more information, call Institute for Financial Counseling at (321) 727-2233. Tuition Rates are based on the number of participants. They optimize the performance of your counselors and your entire organization.

Please Note: To become an Accredited Financial Counseling Professional you must be an active member of NACCC. To become a member of NACCC one must hold either the Certified Credit Counselor or the Financial Health Counselor Designation.



(Please allow up to 10 business days for delivery.)

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