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Philosophy

The philosophy of Creative Financial Centre® is to provide you with quality products and professional services to improve the quality of your financial life with the most convenience possible. Our commitment is to serve you in the same manner which we would desire to be served if we were in your circumstances.

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Founded by Mick L. Owens, the Creative Financial Centre® is a financial service center dedicated to providing individuals, families, businesses, and organizations with quality financial products and /or services for the achievement of their goals and objectives through a network of associates committed to serving clients in the Christ-like manner by assisting them in development of stewardship in their lives, believing that “It profits a man nothing to gain the whole world and lose his soul.”

 

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