NCEF Webinar - Nonprofit Credit Counseling Services, Audiences and Options

When:  Dec 7, 2021 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM (ET)

Hosted by the NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation (NCEF)

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“Changing Lives Through Pro-bono Advice”

Presented by: Bruce McClary, National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)
1 NAPFA CE in in A – Financial Planning Process and 1 CFP® CE
Member: Free; Non-Member: Free

This webinar will help you understand how nonprofit credit counseling organizations can be a resource for consumers in various ways. In addition, you will learn about the programs offered and the standards established to ensure quality. Specific examples demonstrate how credit counseling agencies can assist people struggling with credit card debt, facing foreclosure, selecting affordable student loan repayment plans, taking the first steps toward homeownership, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a clear understanding of nonprofit credit counseling and the services provided to consumers.
  • Recognize program impact and how nonprofit credit counseling agencies serve specific consumer needs.
  • Understand when the services offered by a credit counseling agency may be a suitable option for consumers.

Speaker Bio:

Bruce McClary has 23 years of experience in the nonprofit credit counseling sector, with prior experience as a debt collector and lender. Bruce began his credit counseling career as an NFCC Certified Credit Counselor before becoming the lead trainer for Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions (now a part of Money Management International). While at Clearpoint, Bruce assisted with the creation of a housing counseling program. As a result, he was certified and trained through Neighborworks (the training arm of HUD) and VHDA (the Virginia Housing and Development Authority).