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Certified Retirement Counselor® CRC®

Why become a CRC®? So you can be recognized as a true retirement planning professional. InFRE created the CRC® in 1997 to raise the retirement readiness of the American Worker by advancing recognition among retirement planning professionals of the need for a retirement specific certification program.

InFRE’s optional Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®) study materials provide a careful balance of the most in-depth and most current retirement-planning information available, drawing on the expertise and resources of the most respected names in the retirement planning industry. The five modules are:

    CRC® 1 - Fundamentals of Retirement Planning
    CRC® 2 - Fundamentals of Investments
    CRC® 3 - Fundamentals of Retirement Plan Design
    CRC® 4 - Fundamentals of Retirement Income Management
    CRC® 5 Principles of Retirement Counseling and Education
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    Preview the course contents here for Course 1.
    Preview the course contents here for Course 2.
    Preview the course contents here for Course 3.
    Preview the course contents here for Course 4.
    Preview the course contents here for Course 5.
    Free bonus worth $249! When you purchase the complete set of Study Guides, you will also receive access to the CRC® Elearning Review Courses to supplement your self-study preparation for exams. These 38 online sessions, totaling more than 18 hours of content, may be viewed by candidates at their convenience to clarify concepts and answer questions on the more difficult topics. Click here to view a sample.

    You can earn continuing education credits while preparing for the exam if you purchase the CRC® study guides and satisfactorily complete the online quizzes.