BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(Churchill Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states, today announced that mortgage broker Larry Q. Richards has earned his Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS®) designation granted by the CMPS Institute.)--
“We are proud of Larry’s accomplishment and confident his certification will not only strengthen our ability to provide mortgage advice, but further establish Churchill as a trusted resource for financial services.”
The CMPS Institute is a training and certifying organization created to help mortgage professionals integrate financial planning concepts into the mortgage process. As one of only two CMPS mortgage professionals in Middle Tennessee and less than 25 in the Southeast, Richards will offer clients strategies that encompass mortgages, debt, home equity and real estate investment.
“A mortgage professional who dedicates the time and effort to learn about these financial concepts is much more qualified, committed and equipped to serve the complex needs of today’s homeowner and buyer,” said Gibran Nicholas, chairman of the CMPS Institute.
Many homeowners have become frustrated and confused with the myriad of choices in today’s mortgage market. The CMPS Institute is a joint effort by leaders in the mortgage and financial planning industries to raise professional standards among mortgage professionals and integrate sound financial planning advice into the mortgage process.
“As the only lender endorsed by nationally syndicated personal finance radio host and author, Dave Ramsey, we are dedicated to empowering borrowers with the tools and resources needed to make sound financial decisions,” said Mike Hardwick, president and founder of Churchill Mortgage. “We are proud of Larry’s accomplishment and confident his certification will not only strengthen our ability to provide mortgage advice, but further establish Churchill as a trusted resource for financial services.”
About Churchill Mortgage
Founded in 1992, Churchill Mortgage is a prominent and financially sound leader in the mortgage industry, providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states. Unique within the industry, it is the only mortgage lender endorsed by nationally syndicated radio personality and personal finance expert and author, Dave Ramsey. Through its consultative approach to lending and strong commitment to local communities, the lender focuses on the right loan product for each borrower, providing the education and tools necessary to ensure borrowers’ financial stability. For more information about Churchill Mortgage, visit www.churchillmortgage.com or follow them on Twitter @ChurchillMtg and Facebook at www.facebook.com/churchillmortgage.