Enhanced FiCEP

Building a Stronger Financial Future

Here you will find an overview of the Foundation’s Enhanced Financial Counseling Certification Program.  Participation in this multi-faceted program shows you and your credit union’s commitment to helping members build a stronger financial future, and we look forward to helping you to succeed. 

The Foundation holds two Enhanced FiCEP courses per year — one in the spring and one in the fall. 

Since 2017, the Foundation’s have presented an enhanced version of CUNA’s Certified Financial Counseling program (FiCEP). Three hundred Pennsylvania and New Jersey Credit Union Professionals have already earned their Credit Union Certified Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation.

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Fall registration is open

The Fall 2024 session begins on September 16, 2024.

Registration is $900 per person.

Registration closes on August 5.

Who should become a Certified Financial Counselor?

Anyone wanting to earn their CCUFC designation has the opportunity to do so, but we especially recommend this program for Lending Staff, Collections Staff, Branch Managers, Trainers, and Educators. 

Please know that we are here to help you succeed, so email Sue Ward-Diorio with any questions, or call 800-932-0661, ext 2244

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Our Enhanced FiCEP Curriculum Includes:

  • 6th Edition CUNA FiCEP Book
  • Eight modules presented in print format to be read at the student’s pace prior to webinar viewing 
  • Eight tutorial webinars to recap and highlight each module 
  • Eight fill-in-the-blank Study Guides with answer keys for each module
  • Access to CUNA’s Online Practice Quizzes 
  • Dedicated Student Portal
  • Dedicated email FICEP@lcul.com for student questions to the instructor, plus the Foundation staff are always at your service
  • Resources to students include budget spreadsheets, spending plans, tracking methods, sample dialogue, program decision guide, and more 
  • One proctored online test of 100 questions 

Webinar and Training Schedule

Module 1 (Chapters 1-9) | September 16

Module 2 (Chapters 10-18) | September 23

Module 3 (Chapters 19-25) | September 30

Module 4 (Chapters 26-34) | October 7

Module 5 (Chapters 35-43) | October 14

Module 6 (Chapters 44-48) | October 21

Module 7 (Chapters 49-54) | October 28

Module 8 (Chapters 55-60) | November 4

Virtual Exam Prep Review | Tuesday, November 12, at 9:00 a.m. (EST)

Virtual Proctored Exam | Thursday, November 14, at 9:00 a.m. (EST)

Make-up Exam | Thursday, November 21, at 9:00 a.m. (EST)

2nd Make-up Exam | Thursday, December 5, at 9:00 a.m. (EST)

*All exams must be completed by December 31, 2024

Testing Information

All testing is done online so that students receive their grades instantly and privately.

Thank you to our Sponsor

Thank you to Vizo Financial Corporate Credit Union for their help in encouraging credit union employees to participate in this program.

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