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Finance news from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

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Finance news from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

News: Hurricane Season 2019 Kicks Off Earlier Than Expected: 5 Tips for Finding the Right Travel Insurance Plan

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) The Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start this year, with Subtropical Storm Andrea forming on May 20, marking the record fifth year in a row that the hurricane season arrived early. This, along with experts predicting an above average hurricane season, means that travelers could be facing an uphill battle, according to TravelInsurance.com, a leading online comparison site.

News: Legacy Global Development Today Announced the Launch of Four New Beach Villas for Sale at Orchid Bay, Belize

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of four Beach Villas at its Orchid Bay, Belize community. The Beach Villas are new standalone homes being constructed on the most desired lots of the development, right on the water's edge, and are the last of Orchid Bay's remaining waterfront lots.

News: Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. Partners with ReverseVision to Launch HECM and Reverse Lending Division

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that it has partnered with North Carolina-based Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. Mortgage Division (Blue Ridge Bank).

News: Jaime Steers Joins Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors as Director, Wealth Advisor

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Jaime Steers has joined the firm as a Director, Wealth Advisor.

News: Gokal Law Group: Trial in Sexual Assault Case Against Schwan’s Co. Moved to Sept. 2019

Mortgage and Finance News: (FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.) More than three years ago a woman was sexually assaulted in a Schwan's truck in Northern California, yet nothing indicates the Sonoma County case (#SVC262079), will be resolved soon, says Attorney Alison Gokal, of the Gokal Law Group.

News: Robert Golan, PC Wins Appeal to Get Workers Compensation Coverage for Independent Contractor

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) Lately, some businesses in the state of New York have been hiring workers as independent contractors, not as employees in order to avoid providing benefits for these workers, including workers compensation benefits. Robert Golan, PC, a worker's compensation lawyer, represented a massage therapist who worked for a local hospital doing therapeutic massages for patients.

News: Attorney Brian Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti

Mortgage and Finance News: (PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.) Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his contributions to building new wells for clean drinking water in Haiti. Located in the town of Jacemel on the southern coast of Haiti, the project organized and carried out by Food For The Poor Inc., was part of the charitable organizations's wider effort.

News: DocMagic to Again Support Annual Red Nose Day Fundraising Event

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that the company will participate in Red Nose Day for the second year, transpiring on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

News: Jim McCann Announces the Opportunity to Own a Historic Ocean Block In-Town Palm Beach Home

Mortgage and Finance News: (PALM BEACH, Fla.) Jim McCann has announced a beautiful ocean block Palm Beach home offered for $6.495 Million. Imagine the delight of being welcomed home every day by a spectacular In-Town residence bestowed with the honor of being named the Preservation Foundation's Polly Earl Award winner for its incredible attention to detail.

News: MCT Officially Launches Trade Auction Manager to Enable Electronic TBA MBS Trading

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially launched Trade Auction Manager(TM) (TAM) to enable more efficient bidding of TBA mortgage-backed securities used by lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. The browser-based software module is accessible via MCTlive!, the company's award-winning comprehensive capital markets platform.

News: FirstBank Mortgage Reduces Loan Originator Compensation Processing Time by 75 percent with CompenSafe

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that FirstBank Mortgage has optimized the execution of its incentive compensation with CompenSafe(TM). By replacing spreadsheets with CompenSafe, FirstBank Mortgage has reduced the time it takes to calculate loan compensation by 75 percent

News: Simplifile Adds 38 Eastern US Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 38 additional recording jurisdictions located in 12 states throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.

News: After, Inc. Announces Publication of ‘First of its Kind’ Study of Millennials and Extended Service Plans (ESPs)

Mortgage and Finance News: (NORWALK, Conn.) In December 2018, After, Inc. launched its "Millennials and Extended Service Plans" study, to investigate the attitudes and behavior of Millennials regarding manufacturers' product warranties and Extended Service Plans (ESPs).

News: ReverseVision Launches Interactive Tool to Help Originators and Consumers Compare HECM Loans with HELOCs, First- and Second-Lien Mortgages

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and senior lending industry, today announced the release of the Comparison Calculator within RV Sales Accelerator (RVSA).

News: ACEC Business Insurance Trust and Greyling/EPIC Announce New Trustee Appointment

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Business Insurance Trust (BIT) and Greyling/EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants announced today that Paul Boyce, P.E., PG, has been appointed a Trustee for the ACEC Business Insurance Trust.

News: LBA Ware Receives Best of Macon Award for 5th Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, has been selected for the 2019 Best of Macon Award in the Software Company category by the Macon Award Program. As a five-time winner of the Best of Macon Award, LBA Ware was also inducted into the 2019 Macon Business Hall of Fame.

News: Paragon Further Strengthens Operations with its Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President. Kriens is based in Paragon's San Francisco office and reports directly to Paragon CEO and Co-founder Ron Ganiats.

News: Bank of Southern California NA Names Sean Dlal Managing Director of Business Banking

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Sean Dlal has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking in Del Mar. He will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California's client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in the San Diego region.

News: Legacy Global Development Celebrates Surge of Vacation Home Sales at Its Beautiful Orchid Bay, Belize Property

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Legacy Global Development today announced that they are experiencing a significant sales boost at its Orchid Bay, Belize property. Crediting the successful launch of its new Paradise Payment Program and Discovery Stay Tours, the property has over-sold its latest home offering, Bungalows; and has sold four out of six Phase 2 Beachfront Condominiums. All in just the last 6 weeks!

News: ‘Finding Mold in a New Home’ – New Infographic Demonstrates How to Check for Mold Before It’s Too Late

Mortgage and Finance News: (PORTLAND, Ore.) Mold Inspection Sciences (MIS), one of the state's largest mold inspection and testing companies, has announced the publication of an infographic now available to view and download from the Mold Inspection Sciences website.

News: Simplifile Joins the Arbor Day Foundation’s Time for Trees Initiative

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that it is joining the Arbor Day Foundation for the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022.

News: Adam Glick Appointed Principal of Frenkel and Company – an EPIC Company in New York

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Adam Glick has been appointed Principal of the firm's operations in New York. Glick is based in EPIC's New York, NY office and reports to Phil Remig, New York City President & COO.

News: RMA and CJF Marketing International Introduce ‘Investment Tourism’ Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (POMPANO BEACH, Fla.) To celebrate Travel and Tourism Week and Economic Development Week coinciding in 2019, the principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International are introducing their new platform, "Investment Tourism."

News: BlackFin Group Officially Launches Financial Services Consulting Practice

Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) BlackFin Group - a boutique-style consulting firm focused on mortgage banking and financial services - announced that it has formally launched operations with the goal of bringing a unique method to projects that drastically deviates from the way traditional consulting practices work with clients.

News: MQMR Hires Mortgage Compliance Executive Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has hired Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Christensen will be responsible for leading sales, driving new business opportunities and expanding awareness of the MQMR brand in the market.

News: ‘South Walton Beach Homes’ to hit newsstands in April 2020

Mortgage and Finance News: (SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla.) Thanks to skyrocketing demand and low interest rates, the South Walton County real estate market is booming. This surge has given rise to "South Walton Beach Homes," a new free magazine bringing together buyers and the realtors who make it all happen. "South Walton Beach Homes" is the second print publication from HNH Media Holdings, LLC.

News: IDS Announces Conversion to ZenDesk to Improve Mortgage Doc Prep Customer Service

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has converted its customer service platform to ZenDesk. The move is designed to better serve IDS customers and help the firm maintain its commitment to responding to all customer inquiries and requests effectively and efficiently.

News: EPIC to Exhibit at 2019 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will exhibit at the Gulf Coast Symposium on May 15-17, 2019 at the NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

News: Bank of Southern California NA Announces First Quarter 2019 Results and Reports Growth Amidst Expansion

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Total assets grew to $769 million for the first quarter of 2019, a 47% increase compared to the first quarter of 2018. Quarterly net income increased 72% to $1.85 million compared to $1.07 million in Q1 of 2018. Total loans ended the quarter at $629 million and total deposits were $636 million.

News: A New Light in Fort Collins – Brightscape Investments Integrity, Truth, and Trust

Mortgage and Finance News: (FORT COLLINS, Colo.) Brightscape Investments (Brightscape Investment Centers) was founded by Eric Weiss, a Certified Financial Planner(tm) professional, who saw clients' best interests not being served while working at a large financial institution. This experience motivated Eric to start a company that put the client's interest first.