Credit Counselors

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Occupation Description

Credit counselors instruct and prepare clients on best practices to building and managing debt. They also provide guidance towards the best type of loan for the client as well as explaining any legal requirements or restrictions that are applicable. In many cases they help build debt management plans, assist with overcoming credit issues or supply budget, mortgage and bankruptcy counseling.

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Total Employees In 2010


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Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Business Administration
Bachelors in Finance

Required Work Experience


National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth