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Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Bruce Phillips of Williston Financial Group on Cyberfraud

Bruce Phillips is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer with  Williston Financial Group, La Habra, Calif. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services, insurance, title and escrow, real estate, healthcare and defense industries.

April 25, 2019

April 22, 2019
By Mark P. Dangelo
Innovation Ethics and Privacy: Blinders Off

As an industry, we are closing in on a decade of resurgence following financial meltdowns that ushered in more than 2 million lost jobs, hundreds of billions in losses and a distain for financial services and banking organization personnel, that for several years, ranked them more unpopular than lawyers. How times have changed.

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Mark Dangelo
Technology
Innovation
April 22, 2019
By Alok Datta
Fintech Advantages Not Limited to Fintech Lenders

Fintech mortgage lenders are frequently making headlines these days with their announcements of 10-day closings and 20-minute approvals--sometimes even three-minute approvals. Indeed, the technologies they employ are game-changers for our industry. No borrower wants to wait any longer than necessary to find out if they've been approved.

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Alok Datta
SLK Global Solutions America
Fintech
April 22, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

In this MBANow video, MBA Managing Regulatory Counsel for Public Policy and Industry Relations Justin Wiseman discusses MBA's new white paper, The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0.

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MBANow
Justin Wiseman
The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0
April 19, 2019
By MBA Research & Economics
MBA Chart of the Week: IMB Production Profit

The combination of lower production revenues and higher expenses in 2018 contributed to the lowest net production income per loan since 2008, according to the MBA Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report released this week.

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MBA Chart of the Week
Independent Mortgage Banks
Production Profits
April 22, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Washington Update features MBA Associate Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Erin Barry, who discusses HUD's Mortgagee Letter outlining changes to FHA down payment assistance; CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger's future vision for the Bureau; and MBA-supported Remote Online Notarization legislation signed into law in Arizona.

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MBA Washington Update
April 22, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
People in the News

LoanLogics, Trevose, Pa., announced president and COO Bill Neville has been named CEO. He will replace former CEO Brian Fitzpatrick.

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People
April 22, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Slideshow
Slideshow: MBA Mortgage Bankers Performance Report

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net loss of $200 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter, down from a reported gain of $480 per loan in the third quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported.

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Independent Mortgage Banks
Mortgage Bankers Performance Report
MBA
April 24, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

Mortgage Bankers Association Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni breaks down the MBA Weekly Applications Survey for the week ending Apr. 19.

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MBA Weekly Applications Survey
April 15, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
MBA Diversity & Inclusion Profile: Mike Yates of Best Capital Funding

Mike Yates is President of Best Capital Funding, Chatsworth, Calif.

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Diversity and Inclusion
Mike Yates
Best Capital Funding
April 15, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Elliot Salzman of LoanLogics on the Rise in Loan Defects

Elliot Salzman, Chief Credit Officer of LoanLogics, is responsible for enhancing and overseeing credit policy functions of the LoanHD platform. He oversees the organization's Credit Quality Policies and Procedures. He has more than 26 years of mortgage industry experience and has held numerous executive roles overseeing operations and credit policy.

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Elliot Salzman
LoanLogics
Risk Management
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