Become Certified in Financial Health Counseling
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Our Financial Health Counselors Build Brighter Tomorrows
The Certified Financial Health Counselor (CFHC) designation provides counselors/coaches with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to teach clients how to improve their financial well-being. By combining the latest counseling techniques with valuable financial skills, our Financial Health Counselors empower their clients to take control of their finances effectively and independently to improve their present and prepare for their future.
Our Financial Health Counselors:
• Empower and counsel the financially stressed
• Evaluate alternatives such as debt management plans
• Assist clients with spending analysis, money behaviors, and causal factors
• Educate clients to be self-reliant in goal setting and decision-making
• Create action plans with clients
• Assist with challenges related to student loans or affordable housing
• Facilitate life cycle planning in areas of finance
• Establish life goals (education, automobile, home, retirement, etc.) with clients
Financial Health Counselor Job Growth
Financial health counselors have a Bright Outlook according to the O*NET database for the U.S. Department of Labor. A Bright Outlook means the field is expected to see rapid growth and more job openings in the near future.
$720 ($770 with bound manual)
Refunds are not provided after enrollment.
(Please allow up to 10 business days for delivery.)
Enroll in the online course
Enrollment includes access to our online learning management system. The online course is open enrollment and self-paced with an on-call instructor! It includes exercises, review slides, audio lectures, and a practice exam. The instructor and NACCC support staff are available to assist students throughout the course.
- Keys to Success: Solutions Through Knowledge
- Essential Financial Topics and Coaching Techniques
Request the Exam
Upon completion of the course, fill out 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. NACCC also provides webcam proctoring for a one time charge of $50. 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 70 questions correctly to pass.
(Please allow 10 business days for proctor to receive testing materials.)
If you are enrolled in any course of study, you have a year from your enrollment date to complete the course and final exam. If you cannot complete the course within the allotted time, we do offer extensions up to six months. The following table lists the required payments for each month of extension.
An interactive review seminar for groups of ten or more
Why attend the seminar? The general rule 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. Tuition Rates are based on the number of participants. They optimize the performance of your counselors and your entire organization.
Bulk registration and discounts are available