Fincert.org is the premiere certifying body for financial educators and counselors. Established in 2006, Fincert promotes the effective delivery of consumer financial products, services and education through the professional certification of individuals providing these services. Fincert’s programs are designed to be relevant to professionals as well as individuals who volunteer in their communities.

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A study undertaken by the Center for Consumer Financial Research has found that participation in a professional certification program has a measurable impact on an individual’s financial literacy level. Study participants demonstrated an increase in their financial literacy on average by 12% from pre-certification assessment scores.

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Fincert.org is pleased to offer courses for financial educators and credit counselors which cover all aspects of personal finance and adult financial literacy including: Budgeting, Credit and Debt Management, Insurance and Investing, Family Finance Management, Senior Financial Safety, Ethics, Counseling Techniques and Estate Planning.

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The demand for certified financial counselors and educators is strong and getting stronger. Professional certification is your keystone for advancement opportunities, job security and overall career satisfaction.

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What Others are Saying

“As a Certified Personal Finance Counselor (CPFC), I’ve been able to help so many people who feel that their financial situation is completely insolvent… and feel a sense of accomplishment and gratitude to be able to do what I do.”

- Jeral Croaker, CPFC