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Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE)
Qualification and Educational Requirements
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent with two years relevant professional experience (within the past five years) or high school diploma or equivalent with five years relevant professional experience (within the past seven years)
  • Passing a background check
Education Requirements None
Examination Type Certification exam (200-question, multiple choice, proctored)
Continuing Education Requirements 15 hours per year
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online Online at Search for Certified Retirement Counselor
Investor Complaint Process Online at CRC Complaint Form
Published List of Disciplined Designees None
Accredited By National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)