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Special Issues in Financial Counseling course (print) 4th Ed

Special Issues in Financial Counseling course (print) 4th Ed

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27566
In this module, you will be provided a framework for designing and implementing a financial counseling program that includes case studies of credit union counseling services

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4th Edition

In this module, you will be provided a framework for designing and implementing a financial counseling program that includes case studies of credit union counseling services. In addition, learn more about the legal rights of the member and his or her creditors as well as options for negotiating with creditors and dealing with severe financial issues such as eviction, repossession and bankruptcy.

Chapters:

  1. Establishing and Repairing Credit
  2. Financial Terms and Issues
  3. Dealing with Creditors
  4. Addressing Severe Financial Problems
  5. Creditor and Consumer Rights and Remedies
  6. Repossession, Foreclosure and Bankruptcy
  7. Offering Referrals to Members
  8. Directing Members to Community Resources

This course is part of the CUNA Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP).

In this module, you will learn to:

  • Recognize three factors involved in determining creditworthiness and the appropriate steps members can take to repair credit
  • Understand basic financial terms and how to communicate those terms with members
  • Recognize how the garnishment process operates
  • Identify the tools members need to work with creditors, protect themselves from unfair collection practices and manage the debt repayment process
  • Recognize the importance of assisting members who face serious and immediate financial issues such as repossession, foreclosure and bankruptcy
  • Review the fundamentals of contracts, the judgment process and the rights and remedies of both the member and the creditor
  • Explore various options for members facing repossession, foreclosure and bankruptcy
  • Identify situations requiring additional assistance from outside the credit union
  • Recognize how to make successful referrals to other service providers

One complimentary exam is included to test on all four modules in Part 1. For information on retaking an exam, please click here.

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