Become a Certified Financial Counselor

on "October 05, 2017 8:28 am"

CUNA Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) provides you with the skills and knowledge required to guide your members to financial security.

Becoming a financial counselor will enable you to:

  • Acquire skills to help those experiencing financial difficulties
  • Demonstrate the credit union difference
  • Attract new members
  • Grow product and service revenue
  • Reduce delinquencies and charge-offs

FiCEP is now available through a Workshop, eSchools, as well as self-study print and PDFs.

 “CUNA Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) has value for participants of all backgrounds; whether you’re a loan officer trying to break into the financial counseling field or an experienced counselor, the program’s rich content will help you develop new skills and knowledge.” - Laurie Allen, CCUFC Empower FCU

ACE Accredited Program

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit) has evaluated and recommended college credit for CUNA Credit Union Financial Counseling Certification Program. For more information, visit ACE Credit's website.


The Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation requires recertification every three years to ensure that your knowledge about financial counseling is current. Learn more about recertification options.

Financial Counselors Listserv

Network anytime! Join fellow financial counselor professionals on the Financial Counselors ListservFor affiliated credit unions only.