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National Mortgage Professional
May 07, 2008

Maryland Association of Mortgage Brokers co-sponsors CMPS Institute TrainingMortgagePress.comCMPS Institute, Maryland Association of Mortgage Brokers, CMPS Live!, Tom Shaner, Gibran Nicholas In an effort to increase the level of professionalism and financial competency amongst their membership, the Maryland Association of Mortgage Brokers (MAMB) is co-sponsoring the CMPS Live! training and certification event in New York City, July 28-30, 2008. "We are excited to offer this training to our members," said Tom Shaner, executive director of MAMB. "Gibran Nicholas spoke at MAMB's 2008 Conference and taught part of the CMPS curriculum. His presentation was extremely exciting and motivated a number of our attendees to advance themselves professionally through the CMPS program." The CMPS Institute is also energized about the alliance. "It is more important than ever for mortgage professionals to participate in their state mortgage associations," said Gibran Nicholas, chairman of the CMPS Institute. "Through this alliance, CMPS Institute is paying for one year of MAMB membership for all attendees who register for the event through MAMBs marketing efforts. This allows Maryland mortgage professionals to gain the CMPS certification while also renewing their membership to the association." The CMPS Institute's certification is unique in the industry. The three-day event and examination process includes extensive training in the five key areas essential to integrating a client's mortgage, debt and home equity strategy into their overall financial plan: " Financial Market and Interest Rate Analysis " Cash Flow & Debt Analysis " Real Estate Equity Management " Real Estate Investment Planning " Mortgage & Real Estate Taxation Concepts The CMPS Institute was formed as 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. For more information, visit or
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