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The keys to streamlining your loan origination process

The keys to streamlining your loan origination process

The mortgage loan origination process can be clunky and inefficient. Ultimately, the goal of lenders is to close as many qualified mortgage loans as possible—while remaining compliant, of course. Interest rates have continued to [...]

Preventing carding in a cashless age

Preventing carding in a cashless age

There’s no shortage of scams affecting consumers and financial institutions alike when it comes to credit card fraud. According to the Federal Trade Commission, scammers ripped off Americans to the tune of $423 million [...]

Preparing first-time leaders for success

Preparing first-time leaders for success

So, you have a star employee on your team—a proverbial rock star. She knows what is expected of her and excels at every turn. She shows initiative and creative problem solving skills. She is [...]

The benefits of implementing debit card payment options

The benefits of implementing debit card payment options

Companies in every industry have had to adapt to growing consumer expectations for financial interactions that are fast, easy, and secure. Experiences with online retail firms like Amazon have conditioned consumers to expect a seamless [...]

Shifting focus to your underinsured borrowers

Shifting focus to your underinsured borrowers

It’s no secret that the demographic makeup of a financial institution’s membership is changing. As Boomers near retirement, their children are entering the mid-career phase of their lives, and their grandchildren are starting [...]

5 ways to control your business’ overhead costs

5 ways to control your business’ overhead costs

Operating a successful business takes work, dedication, and money—sometimes a lot of money. Giving your business its best chance at success requires funds to purchase equipment and supplies, pay for assistance and labor, and [...]

The transition to non-traditional property valuations

The transition to non-traditional property valuations

As leaders in the mortgage lending industry, we have the distinct privilege of working directly with key decision makers at lending institutions to learn about their challenges and provide solutions. When it comes to ensuring [...]

Proper conduct for repossession agents

Proper conduct for repossession agents

When you're in the business of auto lending, collateral recovery can be an expensive and risky endeavor. While no lender wants to repossess their borrowers' vehicles, sometimes it's necessary in order to recoup as much [...]