Debut of the Certified Personal Retirement Specialist™ Professional Designation

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The CPRS™ professional designation is designed to equip financial professionals looking to compete in the $25 trillion U.S. retirement market. This fast-track, self-paced online designation is available via Greene Consulting’s web-based educational platform, which currently serves thousands of professionals throughout the financial services industry.

Greene Consulting & The University of Georgia Debut the Certified Personal Retirement Specialist™ (CPRS™) Professional Designation

In-depth education of retirement planning techniques and actionable examples for how to communicate retirement topics with clients is a key part of the Certified Personal Retirement Specialist™ (CPRS™) Designation.

Greene Consulting, a leading financial services education and consulting firm, and the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, one of the top business schools in the country, unveiled the Certified Personal Retirement Specialist™ (CPRS™) designation. This comprehensive professional designation is designed to equip financial professionals looking to compete in the $25 trillion U.S. retirement market.

This professional designation equips seasoned professionals and those new to the industry with the retirement planning knowledge and application skills required to confidently advise clients in both pre-retirement savings strategies and post-retirement income planning. “It represents a commitment to the financial professional’s career as well as a high level of expertise and accomplishment," says Mike Jenkins, Senior Associate Director - Executive Programs, Terry College of Business.

This fast-track, self-paced online designation is available via Greene Consulting’s web-based financial advisor educational platform, which currently serves thousands of financial advisors throughout the financial services industry. Completion of the CPRS™ designation provides professionals with marketable CPRS™ credentials and simultaneously earns dual credits towards the partners' existing CFP Board registered educational program.

“The partnership and expertise represents two organizations with an exceptional history and excellence in education," says Senior Consultant Michael Sorrow of Greene Consulting. "Existing retirement designations only address facts regarding retirement topics. The CPRS™ professional designation extends beyond the technical topics of retirement planning and provides professionals additional content on the actionable strategies, examples and best practices for how the most successful financial advisors are effectively engaging clients and prospects on the complexities of retirement planning. The CPRS™ is the only professional designation that truly provides financial advisors with a competitive edge and a strong sense of confidence in delivering retirement solutions by addressing the technical knowledge as well as the conversational skills necessary for success."

About Greene Consulting
Founded in 1979, Greene Consulting is a leader in the financial services industry, equipping organizations in the United States and abroad with practical, real-world strategies to acquire, retain, and grow more profitable client relationships. Greene Consulting delivers solutions that address the four key issues required to achieve revenue growth: Expanding Professional Knowledge, Increasing Sales Effectiveness, Creating Client Loyalty, and Empowering Effective Leadership. For more information visit: greeneconsults.com.

About UGA - Terry College of Business
Founded in 1912, the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia is the flagship business school in the state and is consistently ranked among the top in the nation. Terry faculty are committed to high-quality research and instruction, preparing students for the global business community. Terry offers an array of undergraduate, graduate and executive programs. For more information, visit terry.uga.edu.

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