Credit Report Specialist Continuing Education Unit

Continuing Education


Description

This continuing education program is designed to give counselors a solid foundation on the subject of credit reports. Counselors will learn specific instructions for acquiring a credit report, deciphering its special language, and disputing errors. Students will learn about the all-important, three-digit number called a credit score and the power it wields in our financial lives.

This is a continuing education course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive 16 credit hours of continuing education credit. This course is not instructor-led and does not award a certification upon completion. Students interested in an instructor-led experience and certification should explore our certification programs.

Content
  • Section 1: Everybody Gets a Three-Digit Number - Why Good Credit is So Important
  • Section 1: Everybody Gets a Three-Digit Number - How We Got Here
  • Section 1: Everybody Gets a Three-Digit Number - How Credit Scoring Works
  • Section 2: Paying Attention to the Score - Acquiring Your Credit Report
  • Section 2: Paying Attention to the Score - Disputing Errors
  • Section 2: Paying Attention to the Score - Improving a Score
  • Section 3: Winning the Game - Credit Misinformation
  • Section 3: Winning the Game - Identity Theft
  • Mind Over Money: Logging In
  • Mind Over Money: Overview
  • Credit Report Specialist Review
  • Credit Report Specialist CEU Test
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed