“The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself. The more you learn, the more you will earn.”
- Warren Buffet
CFE CERTIFIED FINANCIAL EDUCATOR®
The CFE Certified Financial Educator® or CFEd®, is a FINRA recognized designation that is registered and offered through the Heartland Institute of Financial Education. This prestigious and one of a kind designation is awarded to individual professional practitioners who have knowledge in the field of financial services as well as experience in the area of teaching or instructing adult learners.
A CFEd® is an individual who has been trained and certified through the Heartland Institute and whose credentials have been accepted by the Heartland Institute Consortium of Colleges and Universities across the United States and Canada.
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) is a full-service education company that provides financial literacy material, promotes advocacy campaigns, sets industry standards, conducts research, and shares best practices.
The NFEC's Certifed Financial Education Instructor program meets the highest standards of academic rigor. Completion of this program demonstrates a proven ability to effectively teach money management concepts. Graduates of this course are among the most highly-qualified personal finance educators in the nation.
CERTIFIED CREDIT COUNSELOR
The National Association of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC) is a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to increasing financial literacy, addressing negative money behaviors, and implementing sound financial management through financial and career counseling and coaching methodologies.
The NACCC's Certifed Credit Counselor program offers a holistic approach to credit counseling. Completion of this program demonstrates practical financial knowledge paired with effective counseling techniques used to teach clients how to considerably improve their financial well-being.