Unique Benefit Program Includes Discounts and Mortgage Education At No Cost to Employer
Livonia, Mich. – Sept. 08, 2005 – Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s largest online mortgage lender, announced today that Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, has enrolled in Quicken Loans’ Home Loan Benefit Program. Other companies in the program include:
AT&T, Google, Intuit, Oracle, and Qualcomm.
Employees of participating companies receive discounts on closing costs and learn more about the home buying process via onsite seminars and webinars. Each company is assigned a team of mortgage professionals who assist employees with their mortgage needs, whether it’s to purchase a home, refinance an existing mortgage, or take out a home equity loan.
“The Home Loan Benefit Program is a no-cost, turnkey benefit program that can provide great value to companies in any industry,” said Bryan Stapp, Vice President at Quicken Loans. “Participating companies incur no out-of-pocket expenses to implement the program, which is fully managed by Quicken Loans, which close mortgages loans in all 50 states.”
“Domino’s Pizza is pleased to partner with Quicken Loans to offer another excellent employee discount program to our team members,” said Cindy Sakalas, Human Resource Senior Manager. “Buying a new home is an exciting endeavor and we are happy to be able to support the dream of home ownership by making this discount available to team members.”
There is a rising trend in programs of this type, as companies work to meet the challenge of providing their employees with a robust benefits package, while at the same time managing costs. Many are turning to innovative benefits programs that provide their employees real value, but at no additional cost to the company.
Only six percent of employers offered mortgage assistance programs to their employees in 2000, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), but that percentage has since doubled. With housing costs and mortgage rates on the rise, mortgage assistance programs and home financing education figure to remain important to employees.
For more information about the Home Loan Benefit Program from Quicken Loans, visit http://www.HomeLoanBenefitProgram.com or call 1-800-452-7587.
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About Quicken Loans
Quicken Loans Inc., consists of the Quicken Loans and Rock Financial brands, Quicken Loans is the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender and Rock Financial is Michigan’s largest mortgage company. The company is projecting to close $16 billion in mortgage loans in 2005. The company employs more than 3,000 people and is based in Livonia, MI. Quicken Loans is ranked #12 on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2005 list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America and #1 on Computerworld’s list of “Best Places to Work in Technology.” The Quicken Loans Web site has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes, Money and PC Magazines. For more information, please visit http://www.QuickenLoans.com.
Founded in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. Domino’s is listed on the NYSE under the symbol “DPZ.” Through its primarily franchised system, Domino’s operates a network of 7,799 franchised and Company-owned stores in the United States and more than 50 countries. The Domino’s Pizza? brand, named a Megabrand by Advertising Age magazine, had global retail sales of more than $4.6 billion in 2004, comprised of nearly $3.2 billion domestically and more than $1.4 billion internationally. Domino’s Pizza was named “Chain of the Year” by Pizza Today magazine, the leading publication of the pizza industry and is the “Official Pizza of NASCAR?.” More information on the Company, in English and Spanish, can be found on the web at http://www.dominos.com.