IAPDA Establishes Two Educational Certifications for Debt Relief Professionals

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Leading professional organization for consumer debt consultant certification continues to set the industry standard for comprehensive professional training in the debt relief industry.

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"Consumers deserve to work with debt relief consultants who totally understand all the debt relief options..."

International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA), long the source of the debt relief industry’s leading certification training programs, now features two certifications for top debt professionals. The CDS Certified Debt Specialist designation ensures the consultant has complete knowledge and understanding of the debt settlement option and CCCS Certified Credit Counseling Specialist designation ensures complete knowledge and understanding of the credit counseling and debt management option. IAPDA continues to provide professionals with the education they need to offer consumers the best, customized solutions to their debt problems,

Laurence Larose, IAPDA Executive Director says, “Consumers deserve to work with debt relief consultants who totally understand all the debt relief options available and who can effectively guide them back to a debt free life. Leading Debt Relief company owners and top consumer debt advisors agree. They heartily recognize and endorse the complete debt relief education and the certifications earned by IAPDA dual certified members.”

Professional education and consultant certification is more important than ever in the debt relief industry. IAPDA programs provide a standardized foundation for debt consultant’s professional knowledge, as well as an objective measure by which clients can judge the debt relief expert they turn to for help. As more consumers choose debt relief, and more practitioners enter the field, certified debt professionals enjoy an inherent advantage in this competitive marketplace.

But don’t take IAPDA’s word for it.

Bills.com, a prominent consumer debt portal, advises consumers, “An effective step for finding a reputable debt settlement / resolution company is to determine if the company is a member of the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA). The IAPDA requires that its members have their debt consultants and account executives pass a certification test that requires them to understand and communicate the pros and cons of debt settlement to their clients.” Bills.com is home to the award winning and much heralded Debt Coach tool, which brings transparency and empowerment directly to consumers, so that they can make the best financial decisions for their personal situation. Bills.com also has thousands of articles and consumer guides to empower consumers to take control of their finances.

Leading Debt Relief firms, including the nation's largest debt resolution companies, publically praise IAPDA Certifications and insist their debt consultants earn IAPDA certifications:

“(Our company) and staff are proud members of the IAPDA (International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators). All of our Debt Consultants are required to go through the IAPDA certification program, which promotes a platform for us to provide focused and educated services to our clients. We value the knowledge and support that the IAPDA provides to the debt settlement industry.”

“(Our) consultants are thoroughly trained in debt negotiation and up to date on debt settlement matters by being required to achieve certification through the IAPDA, the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators.”

“Each Debt Specialist employed by (our company) is required to attain membership and certification as a Debt Specialist with the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators.”

About IADPA
The International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IADPA) is the debt relief industry’s leading certification training programs. Established in 2000, they have graduated over 3,000 members, and offer online-based training to both individuals seeking certification, and companies that want to certify their employees. Visit them online at http://www.iapda.org.

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