Advise and educate individuals or organizations on acquiring and managing debt. May provide guidance in determining the best type of loan and explaining loan requirements or restrictions. May help develop debt management plans, advise on credit issues, or provide budget, mortgage, and bankruptcy counseling.
* Concern for Others
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Stress Tolerance
* Social Orientation
* Assess clients' overall financial situations by reviewing income, assets, debts, expenses, credit reports, or other financial information.
* Calculate clients' available monthly income to meet debt obligations.
* Create debt management plans, spending plans, or budgets to assist clients to meet financial goals.
Business and Financial Operations
Sample Job Titles
Branch Credit Counselor, Certified Consumer Credit and Housing Counselor, Certified Credit Counselor, Certified Personal Finance Counselor, Collections Representative, Collections Specialist, Consumer Credit Counselor, Counseling Program Leader, Counselor, Credit Balance Specialist, Credit Counselor, Credit Representative, Credit Specialist, Credit Support Counselor, Debt and Budget Counselor, Debt Counselor, Debt Management Counselor, Financial Aid Advisor, Financial Aid Assistant, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid Officer, Financial Coach, Financial Health Counselor, Financial Wellness Coach, Loan Counselor, Loan Representative, Loan Servicing Representative, Mortgage Counselor, Mortgage Loan Counselor, Retention Specialist.