Jacqueline Cooper

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Founder/Principal,
Financial Education Associates

Jacqueline Cooper founded Financial Education Associates (FEA) in November 2001. In demand as an instructor of home buying classes, Jacqueline started FEA to present unbiased information to people desiring organize their finances to achieve home ownership and other financial goals.

Jacqueline teaches to empower and has taught thousands of people in home buyer and financial education classes. Participants in her classes learn to research and evaluate financial products on their own as they work to achieve their financial goals. Jacqueline has a wealth of experience in financial education, beginning in 1996 when she was hired to teach the first home buyer classes for the Boston Home Center. She has worked in many cities and towns throughout Massachusetts and Her clients include dozens of not for profit development corporations, city agencies, local colleges and social service organizations.

Jacqueline is also an author. Her publications include How to Purchase Foreclosed Property, a curriculum written for Massachusetts Home Ownership Collaborative and How to Live Within Your Means, written to support Massachusetts residents during the recent financial crisis.

Jacqueline has a Masters in City Planning specializing in Housing, Community & Economic Development from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Information Systems from Northeastern University.

Jacqueline is an approved consultant with NeighborWorks America to provide home buyer and financial education and data management assistance. She is a Certified Housing Counselor through the Association for Financial Counseling, Planning and Education (AFCPE).