Credit Portfolio Handbook

The 2019 Credit Portfolio Handbook may be used in years 2019, 2020, and 2021.

If maintaining in 2021 CDE®s may use the How to Guide issued in 2016 thru 2018 or the 2019 Credit Portfolio Handbook but not a combination of the Guides or Handbook. Chose one and utilize it for all of your submission years.

Credit Portfolio Update

You may upload your portfolio in PDF format directly to CDECB when you apply to maintain your CDE® designation.    When you upload and save with your Application you will not need to submit a paper copy of the original to CDECB unless requested by CDECB during the audit process.  Your portfolio may be divided into a maximum of two PDF documents for ease of upload. 







Peer Reviewed Journals

The Certification Maintenance by Credit Portfolio Committee has compiled a list of journals and whether they are peer-reviewed or not for the purposes of Credit Portfolio submission. This is not a complete list of all acceptable peer-reviewed journals.


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