FCAA’s comprehensive Student Loan Training Program provides financial counseling professionals with the tools needed to help borrowers understand and navigate the many complex federal student loan programs. The country’s total outstanding student loan debt has reached an all-time high, and while many programs exist to help alleviate the burden of student loans, there is a lack of understanding surrounding these programs, and as a result, student loan borrowers continue to struggle.
FCAA’s Student Loan Training Program is a self-study course, designed to give the financial counselor the tolls needed to help those with overburdened student loan debt back on the road to financial well-being.
Module 1 State of the Student Loan Industry
Module 1 explores the state of the student loan industry. Insights are given into how student lending has changed over time and the problems current borrowers face. Also discussed is an introduction to financial aid and the student loan lending process.
Module 2 Student Loan Types and Programs
Module 2 provides a comprehensive look at student loan types and the various programs created to assist borrowers repay the loans, including repayment plans and consolidation.
Module 3 Loan forgiveness and Eligibility Requirements
Module 3 discusses when student loan forgiveness, cancellation or discharge are appropriate options to explore.
Module 4 Postponement and Default
Module 4 details the options available to borrowers for postponing the repayment of their loans. also discussed is student loan delinquency.
Module 5 Real World Student Loan Counseling
Module 5 discusses the counseling process, from analysis to implementation as well as specific issues counselors can expect to hear about from student loan borrowers.
Module 6 Websites
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Continuing Education is available upon request. The course has been approved by the following certifying organizations:
- Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education – 20 CEU’s
- Fincert – 14 CEU’s
- National Association of Certified Credit Counselors – 14 CEU’s
- Partnership for Financial Education – 15 CEU’s
- South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs – 20 CEU’s
Please contact Lori Pollack at email@example.com for more information.