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OpenClose Adds New Hires to its Software Development Team

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that it hired four senior developers to arm the company with additional resources to architect new products and enhance existing solutions.

Bank of Southern California NA Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced quarterly earnings of $1,088,043 for the third quarter of 2017, compared to $1,032,230 for the second quarter of 2017 and $642,186 for the third quarter of 2016. For the first nine months of 2017, net earnings were $2,830,295, compared to $2,106,775 for the first nine months of 2016.

Five Top-30 Lenders Choose Cloudvirga’s Digital Mortgage Platform in Last 100 Days

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has signed five of the nation’s top 30 non-bank lenders in the last 100 days. The new customers collectively originate over $100 billion in loans annually.

‘Tis The Season: How Travel Insurance Can Protect You During 2017-18 Winter Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winter is a wonderful time to travel, but it’s a time of year that calls for extra precautions when trip planning, TravelInsurance.com reminds us. Whether it’s holiday travel, cold-weather adventures or sunny Caribbean beaches calling, smart travelers can plan ahead for the inevitable winter weather delays.

‘The Property Man’ Bob Massi to Speak on HECM for Purchase Loan Program During Special Session at ReverseVision UserCon 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that legal analyst and cable news mainstay Bob “The Property Man” Massi will address attendees of RV UserCon 2018 in a session focused on the HECM for Purchase loan program.

NIF Group, Inc. Acquires Agency Intermediaries, Inc.

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NIF Group, Inc., a leading wholesale broker, program administrator and managing general agency and their parent company, JenCap Holdings LLC announces that they have agreed to acquire privately held Agency Intermediaries, Inc. and A.I.I. Insurance Brokerage of Mass., Inc. (A.I.I.). Both affiliated entities serve as MGA/contract binding authorities and wholesale insurance brokerages, respectively located in Guilford, Connecticut and East Douglas, Massachusetts.

ReverseVision Announces STRATMOR Group’s Jim Cameron as UserCon 2018 Day One Special Session Guest Speaker

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that STRATMOR Group Senior Partner Jim Cameron will be the Day 1 Special Session guest speaker for its third annual user conference. The ReverseVision UserCon 2018 will be held February 6-8, 2018, at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on San Diego’s Shelter Island.

Mid America Mortgage to Purchase Assets from Two Oklahoma Lenders

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase the assets of Oklahoma City-based American Southwest Mortgage Corp. and an affiliated firm, American Southwest Mortgage Funding Corp. As part of the agreement, Mid America will incorporate American Southwest’s operations into Mid America’s mortgage platform and secure an interest in their respective pipelines and select assets. Further, Mid America will also offer employment to loan production staff members from each organization.

Mortgage Capital Trading Announces Complimentary Webinar Addressing Changes to FINRA’s Mark to Market Rule

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it will be holding a complimentary educational webinar discussing many important changes to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Mark to Market Rule. The webinar, hosted by the Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA), will guide lenders through all of the mandated rule changes in advance of the required implementation date of June 25, 2018.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of FirstBank Mortgage as the First Reverse Lender to Their Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with reverse mortgage lender FirstBank Mortgage. The new relationship with FirstBank Mortgage’s Senior Lending Division, adds the first lender specializing in reverse mortgage lending to The Mortgage Collaborative’s preferred partner network.

Guaranteed Rate Selects ARMCO’s ACES Audit Technology

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, has announced that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the nation, has selected the company’s award-winning quality control and compliance software, ACES Audit Technology, for its quality control processes.

Matic Insurance Services Raises $7 Million in Series A Round Backed by Top Lender, Insurance Carriers and VC Firms

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today it has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round. Investors participating in the round include Mr. Cooper, one of the nation’s top 20 mortgage originators and the fourth-largest home loan servicer in the country.

Mortgage Capital Trading Integrates its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software with Fannie Mae’s Pricing & Execution – Whole Loan Application

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the release of new online functionality that automates the process of product selection and delivery of loan commitments directly to Fannie Mae for MCT’s lender clients. The new solution, which was developed as part of MCT’s ongoing technology collaboration with Fannie Mae, is called Rapid Commit(TM) and resides within MCT’s award-winning secondary marketing platform, MCTlive!(TM).

Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Honors Altavera Mortgage Services with Residential Leadership Award for Diversity and Inclusion

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has honored Altavera with its Residential Leadership Award for Organizational Diversity and Inclusion.

SimpleNexus Adds AccountChek Asset, Employment and Income Verification from FormFree to Its Mobile Mortgage App

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced it has entered a partnership with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the home mortgage process to mobile devices. The integration of the two companies’ technologies will make FormFree’s AccountChek(R) automated verification service for asset, employment and income a seamless part of the loan application experience for borrowers applying for a loan using SimpleNexus’ mobile technology.

ReverseVision Partners with Premier Reverse Closings (PRC) to Streamline Title Ordering for Home-Equity Conversion Mortgages

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, has forged a partnership with Premier Reverse Closings (PRC), a title and settlement firm specializing in reverse mortgage closings. A new integration between the companies’ software allows users of ReverseVision’s flagship RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) to order title services from PRC without ever leaving the RVX system.

Mike Klaschka of EPIC to Present on Financial Risk at DC Alternative Investment Consortium Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal Mike Klaschka will present at the DC Alternative Investment Consortium (DC-AIC) on Tues., Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.

Mid America Mortgage Launches Digital Mortgage Platform, Partners with NASCAR, Richard Petty Motorsports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close(TM), a division of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., has entered into official partnership agreements with the sanctioning body, NASCAR, and one of the most iconic race teams in the sport, Richard Petty Motorsports. The collaborations designate Click n’ Close as the “Official Mortgage Provider of NASCAR(R)” in addition to becoming a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports.

Michael Nischan of EPIC to Present on Hidden Risks for Motor Carriers at GMTA Leadership Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Vice President Michael Nischan will present at Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s Leadership Conference on Wed., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Ga.

Thread.Legal – the Missing piece of Microsoft Office 365 for Lawyers

DUBLIN, Ireland and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you are a law firm using Microsoft Office 365 and need something extra to complete your document and case management, then Thread is for you. Built in Microsoft Office 365, it gives you a practice management solution with software you already know. Thread is the latest case management software from eXpd8 Ltd, harnessing 30 years’ legal IT industry experience and specifically designed for lawyers and paralegals.

Residual Growth Expert Names November as Say No to Attrition Month

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residual Growth Expert, a leading ISO business advisory firm, today announced that they are naming November as Say No to Attrition month. Attrition is a major problem for many banks, ISOs and credit card processing companies because rates traditionally go up during the holiday season. By turning their efforts toward retaining their current list of clients during this time of the year, ISOs and other credit card processing companies can combat this trend and enjoy greater financial stability.

Supreme Lending’s Trey Horton Supports Alabama Communities Through Mortgage Loans and Charitable Contributions

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trey Horton (NMLS # 208824), a loan officer with Supreme Lending’s Birmingham, Alabama branch, is using his knowledge and experience with purchase mortgage loan products including renovation home loans, to help rebuild communities in Alabama. Horton, who is a board member with Grace Klein Community, a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing relief to the poor, the distressed and the underprivileged, has volunteered for the organization for over three years.

Unalp CPA Group White Paper Comparing Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Intacct Assists Buyers with Accounting Software Purchase

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unalp CPA Group, Inc. announced today the availability of a white paper comparing popular accounting software solutions Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Intacct. The 21-page document “Comparing Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Intacct” is free of charge.

EPIC Attends Worldwide Broker Network Global Conference in Paris and Hosts WBN 2018 Spring Conference

HOUSTON, Texas and PARIS, France, Oct. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 57th Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Global Conference on Oct. 25-28, 2017 in Paris, France.

Mortgage Coach Platform to Integrate with Tavant’s AI-Powered Digital Lending Platform for an End-To-End Seamless Experience

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a software as service technology provider of the industry leading Total Cost Analysis, today announced an integration between the Mortgage Coach platform and Tavant FinXperience – Retail platform. This integration creates a seamless connection between the two technologies, enabling the direct, automatic transfer of data and information for mutual customers of FinXperience – Retail and Mortgage Coach.

After 139 Years of Operations as Frenkel and Company, Venerable NY Insurance Broker Elects to Join EPIC

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frenkel & Company, one of the nation’s most respected full-service independent insurance brokers and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that they have joined forces.

EPIC’s David McNeil to Present on Emerging Cyber Threats at American Association of Water Distribution and Management Thought Leadership Lab

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal David McNeil will present at the American Association of Water Distribution and Management (AAWD&M) Ronald W. Seymour Memorial Thought Leadership Lab which will be hosted and live streamed from the Las Vegas Valley Water District on Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.

Coalition for Responsible Community Development Expands Executive Leadership Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD), a South LA based non-profit serving the community through youth, workforce and economic development initiatives, is proud to announce the addition of two members to their executive leadership team, Chief Operating Officer Angela LoBue and Chief Real Estate and Economic Development Officer Alejandro Martinez. The increase in senior staff will allow CRCD to develop new programs and initiatives while expanding their footprint.

The Mortgage Collaborative Notches 20 Percent Growth in Lender Membership since Q1

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have reached another milestone, adding 20 new lender members since their August summer conference in Nashville. This brings the Collaborative’s membership total to 120 and an annual aggregate origination volume of $210 Billion.

Rocky Davidson, CPA, is First to Receive AICPA Client Accounting Advisory Services Certification

MACON, Ga., Oct. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announced today that Rocky Davidson is the first professional to complete and receive certification from the AICPA in Client Accounting Advisory Services. Qbix Accounting Solutions provides client accounting advisory services to nonprofit organizations, often referred to as outsourced accounting services.

ARMCO Launches ACES Automated Document Manager, which Uses Robotic Process Automation to Help Lenders Lower Gross Defects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, has announced that it has launched ACES Automated Document Manager (ADM), a new technology that uses robotic process automation to automate the core activities lenders undertake to reduce gross loan defects. ARMCO will be demonstrating ADM, which is available through ARMCO’s ACES Audit Technology and as a stand-alone product, by appointment at MBA’s Annual Convention and Expo 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

FormFree Delivers Combined Income, Asset and Employment Report for Fannie Mae’s Single Source Validation Pilot

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a pilot with Fannie Mae that could allow mortgage lenders to validate borrower income, asset and employment data through a single report as early as 2018.

31 Jurisdictions Across Eastern U.S. Join Simplifile E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that 31 additional recording jurisdictions throughout the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic have signed on to Simplifile’s e-recording platform.

Gateway Mortgage Selects TRK Connection’s Insight RDM QC Audit Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that Oklahoma-based Gateway Mortgage Group has chosen the Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM) platform to conduct its internal quality control (QC) audits.

Norcom Mortgage Names ReverseVision Its Provider of Choice for End-to-End HECM Technology

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that Norwich Commercial Group, Inc. dba Norcom Mortgage (Norcom) has selected ReverseVision as its provider of choice for end-to-end HECM technology.

Mid America Mortgage Assists Lenders, Borrowers Affected By Recent Disasters

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced measures it has taken to provide assistance to both lenders and borrowers that were impacted by recent federally declared disasters. In addition to $20,000 in donations from employees and the corporation toward relief efforts, Mid America will also purchase loans on properties located in areas impacted by the recent storms or fires. This includes both government and conventional loans underwritten to agency guidelines.

EPIC Insurance adds New Brokerage Team in Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the opening of operations in Pittsburgh, Pa. with the hiring of Sean Andreas, Al Dragotto, Kurt Karstens, Pete Kostorick, Sally Krauss, Zach Mendelson, Phil Wakim, Chuck Yorio, Jan Zewe and others.

Mortgage Capital Trading’s Bulk Acquisition Manager Technology Achieves 100 Percent Investor Adoption

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has gained unprecedented industry-wide technology adoption among the investor aggregator community. MCT officially unveiled the Bulk Acquisition Manager(TM) (BAM) within its capital markets software platform, MCTlive!, in July of this year.

NAMB Releases Housing Outlook: Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Metrics-Driven Lender Collaboration Lab Initiative

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, recently announced details surrounding the continued expansion of their Collaboration Lab initiative. Launched in the spring of 2017, TMC’s Collaboration Labs offer their Lender Members the opportunity to participate in day and a half long “deep-dive” networking sessions with peers f similar size and scope.

NAMB Appoints John Stevens as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that former president elect John Stevens has been appointed to the role of president.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of PHH Mortgage to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a new strategic partnership with PHH Mortgage, a leading subservicer and portfolio retention provider. The new relationship with PHH Mortgage adds an experienced, best-in-class subservicer to their preferred partner network.

VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation (VanDyk Mortgage) has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk’s self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae(R)’s Encompass Consumer Connect(TM).

The Mortgage Collaborative Unveils New Lender Member Benchmarking Solution

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, has released its monthly benchmarking solution to its Lender Members. The first reports were made available this month and will be provided to participants on a month-to-month, real-time basis.

Advanced Technology Development Center Adds LBA Ware to Its ATDC Signature Portfolio

MACON, Ga., Oct, 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) – Georgia’s technology incubator – has accepted LBA Ware into its ATDC Signature portfolio. As an ATDC Signature company, LBA Ware will have access to ATDC coaching and programming, potential investment capital and additional resources from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including intellectual property and talent.

How Group Travel Insurance Can Help Plan and Protect Your Next Group Trip

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether it’s a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, TravelInsurance.com recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company’s Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.

National Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Strengthens Market Position

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Paul Wholley has been hired as VP of Sales, responsible for leading the company’s national sales team.

Mortgage Capital Trading Again Named Best Places to Work – for the Sixth Year Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it earned a spot on the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) Best Places to Work list for the sixth year in a row.

Rich Eagar of EPIC to Present on Retirement Advisory Practice Team Structures at 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. and HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Retirement Consultant Rich Eagar will present at the 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference (PANC) on Thurs., Oct. 12 at the JW Marriot, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla.

Leading Education Platform for Stock Market and Forex Traders Live Traders Announces Launch of its Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating the breakthrough success of their education and training programs for Stocks, Options and Forex professional traders Live Traders have decided to give back to the financially less fortunate. The educational platform recently celebrated the launch of the Live Traders Scholarship Program where qualified students have a chance to go through the Live Trader training program for free or at dramatically deep discounts.

NAMB Appoints Valerie Saunders as Its New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, the organization that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that it has appointed Valerie Saunders as the organization’s new executive director.

‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

EPIC adds Broker-Producer Tim House in Fresno, California Office

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tim House has joined the firm as a Property & Casualty Insurance Broker/Producer in EPIC’s Fresno, California office.

Certified Credit Reporting Joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partner relationship with national credit information service provider, Certified Credit Reporting. As a result of this new partnership, lender members of The Mortgagee Collaborative will receive discounted pricing on Certified Credit’s suite of credit and verification services.

Pendo Makes Enhancements to Its Appraisal Review Tool

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has made enhancements to their Appraisal Review Tool, which is part of their proprietary technology solutions for appraisal management.

Quandis Adds New Imaging Functionality to its Military Search Service for SCRA Compliance

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it has added new functionality that allows servicers and default attorneys to more easily manage images of official certificates from the Department of Defense (DoD) to demonstrate proof of compliance for adherence to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

NAMB Rebrands to Better Reflect the Professional Diversity of Its Member Base

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced a rebranding that includes a new logo and marketing campaign. NAMB’s new brand identity emphasizes the diversity of its member base, which includes individual loan originators and small and midsize mortgage origination businesses of all kinds-brokers, bankers and correspondent lenders.

Matic Insurance Services and LendingQB Partner to Eliminate Stress, Mortgage Delays Caused by Homeowner’s Insurance

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the home-buying transaction, today announced a new partnership with LendingQB, a provider of “lean lending” loan origination technology. Matic announced the news as part of a live demonstration at San Francisco’s Digital Mortgage Conference.

EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team Named to 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers List

HOUSTON, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Ascende Wealth Advisers Inc., EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team, has been named to the 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers. This list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving Defined Contribution (DC) retirement plans.

TravelInsurance.com Offers Travel Insurance Tips for 2017 Holiday Season

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Between now and the end of the year, people will travel in droves to visit family and friends – across town, across the country and across the globe, notes TravelInsurance.com. Taking time off and being with those you love go hand-and-hand with the holidays, but unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate.