Tags Finance

Tag: finance News

CMG Financial Accelerates Loan Originator Compensation and Delivers Loan-Level Insights to Management with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, has partnered with CMG Financial to streamline incentive compensation for the lender's more than 500 loan originators (LOs) and other commission- and bonus-based employees.

Lang Capital Group Presents an Exquisite Dinner Cruise on The Odyssey Lake Michigan with IMAG

CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lang Capital Group announces the International Multicultural Awards Gala (I.M.A.G) on August 9, 2019. The Gala will raise funds for IMAG of Greater Chicago's programs to build and repair hope, families, and resources in the greater Chicago communities.

Small Business Grant Offering to Inspire New Entrepreneurs to Get into The Game and Start Their Own Business

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Commercial Leasing hopes to inspire new entrepreneurs to get into the game and start their own business. The property leasing experts have launched its first ever Small Business Grant offering up to $2,000 to potential and existing businessowners.

EPIC adds Surety Specialists Eric Feighl and John Hohlt in Houston Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Eric Feighl has joined the firm as a Principal and Southwest Region Surety Practice Leader.
Former IRS Exec, Mark Bodenstab

Former IRS Exec, Mark Bodenstab, Joins KBKG as Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds another former IRS manager to their team of experts. Mark Bodenstab joins as the firm's Director of Research & Development Tax Credits with over 30 years combined at the IRS and in the private sector.

New Capital Partners Invests in ARMCO

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm in Birmingham, Ala., today announces that it has partnered with Pompano Beach, Fla.-based ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), the leader in web-based quality assurance software for the financial services industry.

Anow Enterprise lets lenders and appraisal firms tap into the industry’s first peer-to-peer appraiser network

RED DEER, Alberta, July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, today announced the release of Anow Enterprise, a cloud software suite that connects individual appraisal companies to form service networks that can efficiently provide localized service at scale.

Ward Henderson Management – Germany’s Economic Gloom Could Continue

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ward Henderson Management - German economy shows signs of weakening further due to downside risks. In May, an important indicator of overall economic health, declined by more than expected. Germany's manufacturing industry reported poor growth, prompting concerns about the Eurozone's economic wellbeing.

Level One Bank Enlists CompenSafe to Automate Incentive Compensation After Doubling Its Mortgage Division

MACON, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that Level One Bank (NASDAQ: LEVL) has chosen CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for mortgage loan originators and support staff across the community bank's mortgage loan center and branch locations

NRL Mortgage Now Offering FormFree’s AccountChek Automated Asset Verification to Borrowers Nationwide

ATLANTA, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that loan originators and support staff at NRL Mortgage are now offering AccountChek automated asset verification to loan applicants nationwide. AccountChek gives borrowers a convenient and secure way to verify their assets without having to print, scan or fax bank statements.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Further Expands Southwest Operations into Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion of their operations in the Southwest with the hiring of Client Manager Luke Aschermann, Property & Casualty Claims Manager Norma Brehm, and Principal/Senior Client Advocate Belinda Lopes. All join EPIC from Willis Towers Watson.

Do I Need Travel Insurance for the 2019 Hurricane Season? TravelInsurance.com Provides Answers

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Tropical Storm Barry expected to become the first named hurricane of 2019, thus begins the storm season that will likely impact hundreds of thousands of travelers, according to TravelInsurance.com. The question many travelers have is "Will my travel plans be affected, and if so, how can I make sure I don't lose the hard-earned money I've invested in this vacation?"

ARMCO QC Trends Report: Defects Related to Loan Package Documentation Doubled from 2017 to 2018

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the calendar year (CY) 2018, and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology.

OpenClose and Vice Capital Markets Integrate for Enhanced Hedging Automation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced the completion of an integration with Vice Capital Markets Inc., an established mortgage hedge advisory firm. Focused on maximizing hedging efficiencies, the new interface reduces the time to prepare and deliver loan data.

FormFree Partners with FundingShield to Deliver Enhanced Wire Fraud Protection to FormFree’s Network of More than 1,000 Mortgage Lenders

ATLANTA, Ga., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with FundingShield, a fintech firm that safeguards homebuyers, mortgage lenders and title insurance underwriters from wire fraud.
ReverseVision and Total Expert

Total Expert and ReverseVision Join Forces to Transform Reverse Mortgage Customer Journey

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced a partnership with Total Expert, creator of the first marketing operation system (MOS) specifically for banks and mortgage lenders. The two companies have deployed an API integration that links the Total Expert MOS with ReverseVision's RV Exchange (RVX).

Peter Grandich and Company Teams with Major CPA Firm

SPRING LAKE, N.J., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trinity Financial, Sports & Entertainment Management Company, a division of Peter Grandich and Company, announced today that it has teamed with the Sports & Entertainment Division of one of the largest CPA firms in the Tri-State Region, WithumSmith+Brown, PC ("Withum").

John W. Hanning of KBKG Elected President of American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals

ATLANTA, Ga., July 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG announced that their Principal, John W. Hanning, was recently elected President (2019 - 2021) of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals' (ASCSP) Board of Directors.

Mace Innovations Hires Chris Giles as Director of Business Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mace Innovations announced today that it has brought in Chris Giles as Director of Business Development. Mace Innovations' suite of automation products allows companies to streamline time consuming tasks like data input and document delivery, freeing up employees to get more done.

ARMCO Expands Business Development Team – Industry veteran Mike Ehring to expand client base across several verticals

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has hired industry veteran Mike Ehring as senior director of business development.

Former Treasury Official Craig Phillips to Deliver Keynote at #NEXTDC19

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's executive mortgage summit, and Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, D.C. advisory firm founded by Faith Schwartz, today announced that former Treasury Department official, Craig Phillips, will deliver the keynote #NEXTDC19 on November 19, 2019 at Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

CPROP Partners with The Mortgage Collaborative as Its Exclusive Blockchain Vendor

COVINGTON, Ky., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CryptoProperties LLC (CPROP) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) to join its Preferred Partner Network as TMC's exclusive provider of blockchain-enabled products and services.

EPIC adds Awareness and Communications Professionals Jon Williams, TJ Rosenberg and Dale Smith

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Jon Williams, TJ Rosenberg, and Dale Smith to lead the Awareness & Communications Practice as Managing Directors within EPIC Risk Consulting.

SimpleNexus Bolsters Senior Leadership Team to Support Expanding Roster of Mortgage Lender Clients

LEHI, Utah, June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that it has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointments of three vice presidents to support the company's rapidly expanding roster of mortgage lender clients.

Mann Mortgage Revamps Loan Originator (LO) Compensation Structure, Gains Cost-Efficiency and Flexibility with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., June 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that Mann Mortgage has successfully overhauled its incentive compensation plan structure and management with CompenSafe.

Financial Research Firm Reveals New FLEX-10 Index to Track Performance of the Market’s Top Ten Stocks

BALTIMORE, Md., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charles Street Research (CSR), a financial research and publishing think tank based in Baltimore, Maryland, recently revealed a brand new performance index for one of their top research services.

EPIC adds New Benefits Consulting Team in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the hiring of Principal Ed Oravetz, Principal Keith McNeely, Principal David Potts, Client Executive Elisha Johnson and Client Manager Marilu Alejandre.

SimpleNexus Helps Raise $17,500 for Families of Hospitalized Children as Sponsor of 9th Annual Security National Charity Golf Classic

LEHI, Utah, June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, helped raise more than $17,500 to support the families of hospitalized children as a Birdie-level sponsor of Security National Mortgage Company's ninth annual SN Charity Golf Classic.

The Solaris Group, LLC Joins Klingenstein Fields

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Solaris Group (Solaris), a New York-based wealth advisor and investment consultant to non-profit organizations, today announced that it is joining KF Group LP, an affiliate of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a complementary wealth advisor also based in New York.

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors Acquires Assets of The Solaris Group LLC

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading independent wealth advisor based in New York, today announced the acquisition, through its affiliate KF Group LP, of the assets of The Solaris Group, LLC (Solaris), a complementary New York-based wealth advisor. Together, the combined firm will have over $4.0 billion in assets under management.
ReverseVision

Hometown Lenders Adopts ReverseVision Loan Origination Technology for Reverse Lending Channel

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that Hometown Lenders has implemented ReverseVision's HECM and proprietary reverse loan origination technology to support the launch of the independent mortgage bank's HECM lending channel.

Jessica Merino Receives the Young Entrepreneur Award from NAWBO Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday, May 6, 2019, Jessica Merino of Merino Wealth Management received the Young Entrepreneur Award at the Annual Celebration NAWBO Chicago Achievement Luncheon.

Homebot Aims to Improve Prequal-to-App Pull Through with Buyer Enhancements to Its Customer Engagement Platform

DENVER, Colo., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Homebot, a customer engagement platform that delivers financial scenarios to help homeowners build wealth, today announced major enhancements to the homebuying side of its platform. The latest release inserts lenders into the market search process by integrating prompts for buyers to obtain a prequal or preapproval, lock a rate, and inquire about down payment with a single click.

Texan Title Taps SafeWire by SafeChain to Provide Protection Against Wire Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Texan Title has chosen SafeWire(TM) to defend its clients' wire transactions against fraud. The blockchain-backed platform will be deployed across Texan Title's family of title companies located across Texas.
Bank of Southern California NA

Bank of Southern California Names Kamran Khosrovani Branch Managing Director in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today that it has hired Kamran Khosrovani as Branch Managing Director of Business Banking in Los Angeles. He will focus on client acquisition and retention as Bank of Southern California looks to further expand its presence throughout the greater Los Angeles region.
NotaryCam

Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE:FNF) Adds NotaryCam Remote Notarization Service to Online Closing Options

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and the original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Fidelity National Financial (FNF), will allow the use of NotaryCam to deliver remote online notarization (RON) and remote online closing (ROC) capabilities to FNF's network of direct title and settlement operations, as well as its network of independent title agents.
EPIC at CFMA 2019

Mary Grandy of EPIC Insurance Brokers Receives 2019 Joe Quigley Memorial Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Sacramento-based Vice President of Property & Casualty, Mary Grandy, was the 2019 recipient of the Joe Quigley Memorial Award, conferred annually by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).
Kevin Ach of EPIC

EPIC’s Kevin Ach to Moderate Executive Session on Loss Prevention and Asset Protection at NRF Protect

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Ach, Vice President of Risk Assurance for EPIC's Integrated Risk Solutions Practice will moderate the Executive Afternoon session on loss prevention at the National Retail Foundation's "NRF Protect" Conference, June 11 in Anaheim, Calif.
Marie O’Brien of MQMR

Marie O’Brien of Mortgage Quality Management and Research Named 2019 HousingWire Rising Star

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its Director of Compliance Marie O'Brien has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its sixth annual HW Rising Star Awards program. O'Brien also serves as a Senior Associate in the Compliance Department of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP and as MQMR's Associate General Counsel.

Command Investigations Recapitalizes to Continue Growth Trajectory

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Command Investigations ("Command") and Monument MicroCap Partners, LLC ("Monument") announce that they have completed a recapitalization transaction that will allow Command to venture into the next aspect of its growth phase and solidify itself as the premier investigative service provider in the United States.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Announces ESOP Acquisition Led by Mosaic Capital Partners, Becoming the Largest Employee-Owned Pet Care Company

NORWALK, Conn., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Best Friends Pet Hotel, a national operator of pet hotels with 30 locations throughout the United States offering boarding, grooming, doggy day camp, training and retail services at each of its locations, announced today its Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOP, acquisition led by Mosaic Capital Partners.

HousingWire Honors SimpleNexus COO Ben Miller for Driving SimpleNexus’ Quadruple-Digit Growth

LEHI, Utah, June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that company President and Chief Operating Officer Ben Miller has been named one of HousingWire's 2019 HW Rising Stars.
Exactuals' Hurst, Hiller, and Mauritzen

Showbiz Tech from EXACTUALS Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert issued by EraNova Institute

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today the EraNova Institute issued a business alert: "Showbiz shows a better way to pay." EraNova's Director, Dick Samson, says, "For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore." For decades complexity has been a sore spot in both industries, according to the alert. Then in 2011, Mike Hurst and Jason Hiller established Exactuals, LLC.
Paragon Insurance Holdings

Paragon Insurance Strengthens Winery & Brewery Programs with the Promotion of Brendan Wright and addition of Nick Faragasso

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC ("Paragon"), a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of insurance professional Nick Faragasso and the promotion of Brendan Wright.

Kraft Technology Group Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kraft Technology Group, a Nashville-based managed IT service provider, is pleased to announce that we have achieved compliance with the federally mandated standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) through the use of Compliancy Group's proprietary HIPAA methodology, The Guard(R) compliance tracking software, and HIPAA Seal of Compliance.

SimpleNexus Takes Home Silver Telly Award for Campaign Encouraging Mortgage Originators to ‘Do More’

LEHI, Utah, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, the industry's leading digital mortgage platform, has been named a silver winner of the 40th annual Telly Awards. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video and television made for all screens and are judged by The Telly Award Judging Council.

Radford Taylor Partners – Singapore’s Economic Outlook Gloomy

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The writing was on the wall for Singapore's economy when the country's non-oil exports extended their double-digit decline for the second straight month prompting renewed concern from Radford Taylor Partners analysts that GDP forecasts would be cut for 2019.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Taps Leslie Olds as Senior Benefits Consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has hired veteran retirement plans leader Leslie Olds for the role of senior benefits consultant. A retirement benefits consultant of 28 years, Olds will advise SBA's plan sponsor clients on managing all aspects of their broad-based and executive retirement programs, including financing, design, implementation, administration and compliance.

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

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start this year, with Subtropical Storm Andrea forming on May 20, 2019, 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.
ReverseVision

Blue Ridge Bank NA Partners with ReverseVision, Launches HECM and Reverse Lending Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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).

FEATURED STORIES