• Far-Out Friday: Facebook for the mob by MPA

    Brokers are increasingly told they need to leverage social media for their business. If your business is organized crime, however, you might want to think twice

  • Online Origination: How KPI can give you clarity by MPA

    Measuring a few common pipeline events, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), will provide clarity on what is occurring with your marketing budget and what you can reasonably expect as a return on investment

  • Will the new FICO scores make a difference? by MPA

    FICO has announced it will change the way it calculates credit scores, resulting in higher FICO ratings for many consumers. But will lenders accept the new scores?

  • Can the CFPB be fixed? by Ryan Smith

    The Congressional Budget Office has released its cost estimates on a trio of bills intended to increase transparency and accountability at the CFPB. But is the proposed legislation enough to fix the agency?

  • Have credit restrictions gotten too tight? by MPA

    If credit restrictions are too tight and those who can afford the risk aren't allowed to take it, the consequences for the economy can be devastating

  • Michigan man gets prison time for mortgage fraud by Ryan Smith

    A Michigan man has been sentenced to prison for defrauding Fannie Mae and National City Bank


Is TILA-RESPA a good or bad thing long term?