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Business and Decision and QlikTech Partner for Stronger Business Intelligence

PARIS, France (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In July 2010, Business & Decision, International Consultant and Systems Integrator (CSI) was awarded QlikTech France’s ‘Challenge Prize.’ QlikTech (NASDAQ:QLIK) is the vendor responsible for QlikView, a range of Business Intelligence (BI) software.

SYGNVS Integrated Solutions Named to the Sage North America President’s Circle for 2010

COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SYGNVS Integrated Solutions, Inc. a Sage North America business partner specializing in the sales, installation, and support of Sage ERP MAS 90, Sage ERP MAS 200, and Sage MIP Fund Accounting has been named to the Sage America President’s Circle for the 2010 business year.

‘True Cost’ Estimates Now Available for Buyers of Long Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of ‘true cost’ estimates for long term care insurance policies from multiple carriers. According to LTCFP, the actual out-of-pocket expense of any LTC policy is usually less than the stated premium. Why?

Crack that Whip: The IRS Doghouse is the World’s Only Database of IRS Employee Ratings

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to rate your experience with an IRS employee? Have an IRS complaint? This is your chance to tell the world. Originally designed as an IRS profile database, IRS Doghouse has evolved into a free and anonymous web site where anyone can rate – negatively or positively – their personal and professional experiences with IRS employees.

Be a Pitbull: IRS Tax Resolution Software Allows Tax Pros to Bite Back

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 17, 2010 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specifically designed for CPAs, attorneys and enrolled agents, PitBullTax.com – a Web-based IRS tax resolution software – gives practitioners the tools, confidence and support to take control of difficult cases. Whether clients owe years of back taxes or have fines and penalties that they cannot pay; PitBullTax is the answer.

Long-Term Care Insurance Has Big Future in Spite of MetLife Exit, Leading LTCI Agency Says

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of the death of long-term care insurance are highly exaggerated, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced LTCI agencies. Last Thursday, when MetLife announced it would stop selling new LTCI coverage, ‘It wasn’t the end of the world,’ says Cameron Truesdell, LTCFP’s CEO.

TAX ALERT: Increased Federal Deductions Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Affordable for Many

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans planning to buy long-term care insurance in 2011 may deduct a larger portion of their premiums than ever, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

DMD President Rob Katz Tags 2010 ‘Year of Mortgage Origination,’ Says Point-of-Sale Key to Quality Control, Investor Confidence

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rob Katz, president of Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, paperless lending, and loan process workflow tools, says that the most important lesson learned by mortgage lenders in 2010 is that loan origination has become the focal point for quality control, salability, and overall loan performance.

Huckstep and Associates Named a Sage Million Dollar Club Achiever for 2010

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Huckstep and Associates, a Sage North America business partner specializing in the sales, installation, and support of Sage MIP Fund Accounting, Sage Abra HRMS, and Sage FAS, has been named a Sage North America Million Dollar Club achiever for eclipsing a million dollars in revenues during the 2010 business year.

Full-Service Mortgage Banker Adopts Paperless Processing and Underwriting, and Perfects Its Wholesale Channel with DataTrac Implementation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California-based full-service mortgage banker Pinnacle Capital Mortgage (Pinnacle) credits Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions, with enabling its adoption of paperless lending, streamlining its underwriting processes and strengthening its wholesale channel.

International Document Services Cycling Challenge Raises Contribution for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity during Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, raised more than $6,000 for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity during the IDS Cycling Challenge at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo in Atlanta. IDS staff members, partners and conference attendees pedaled for a combined total of 202.06 miles over two days.

CMI’s Dr. Christina Liao Will Present Decision Pathway Modeling at the Society for Insurance Research (SIR) Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina Liao, vice president, marketing science for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will present a pathway modeling approach to understanding factors that influence consumers’ decisions to renew insurance products. Liao will explain how companies can use results from pathway modeling to develop strategies to convert single line customers into buyers of multiple products. She will use a case study from a leading insurance company.

Vickers Wins Best Exit Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The United States Global Entrepreneurs Association (USGEA) is proud to announce that one of its corporate members, Vickers Financial Group (‘Vickers’), a leading Venture Capital firm emerged a winner on October 5th at the Inaugural Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA) Annual Awards Gala Dinner held at the Shangri-La Hotel.

Soon Many Employees Will Be Asking, ‘Hey, Boss, Which Long-Term Care Policy Should I Get?’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new employee benefit is coming for millions of American employees: access to affordable long-term care insurance. So says Dan Cahn, an industry expert. LTCI provides funds for in-home or nursing-home care in case of longer-lasting illnesses or disabilities not covered by regular health insurance. Cahn is Senior Vice President of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

TEM Company TTI Concludes Successful 6th Annual WinBill National User Group Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), a leading provider and innovator of telecom software products and solutions, completed their Annual WinBill National User Group Conference in San Francisco with much fanfare, awards and product development announcements.

Wells Fargo Adds IDS to List of E-Delivery-Approved Mortgage Doc Providers

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, has been approved by Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) to provide mortgage documents via e-delivery to loan applicants. The approval covers e-delivery for all mortgage documents, but typically, initial and pre-disclosures are the primary documents submitted to loan applicants electronically.

Noted Financial Consultant Toussaint Gaskins Releases Debut Book, ‘The Personal Finance Kit’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned financial consultant Toussaint Gaskins has announced the release of ‘The Personal Finance Kit: The Practical Management Resource Guide’ (ISBN: 9781562297572) a user-friendly road map which he says is designed to ‘educate, enlighten and empower’ readers and help them reach their financial goals.

Del Mar DataTrac Announces LOS Integration with Fannie Mae’s EarlyCheck

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions has completed the integration of its rules-based workflow automation platform DataTrac with Fannie Mae’s EarlyCheck(TM) service. This EarlyCheck integration is included in DataTrac release 9.3R3, available for mortgage lender implementation beginning October 28, 2010.

DepthPR Steps Up to IDS Cycling Challenge for ATL Habitat, Welcomes Mortgage Bankers to MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), an Atlanta provider of public relations, Internet search visibility, and marketing strategies for the mortgage lending and financial services industries, has pledged its financial support in a fundraising challenge presented by document preparation vendor International Document Services at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo.

FastUpFront Expands Its Small Business Financing Program

CLIFTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to expand small business financing to businesses previously ignored by business cash advance companies, FastUpFront has changed its financing qualifications and removed its funding limit.

DMD Unveils Upgrade to DataTrac Originator Point-of-Sale Solution at 2010 MBA Annual Conference Exhibit Booth 307

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions will unveil and demonstrate its upgraded point of sale (POS) solution at the October 24 – 27 Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Conference in Atlanta. DMD’s exhibit will be located at booth #307.

Comergence Compliance Monitoring Provides Mortgage Lending Third Party Originator (TPO) Fidelity Bond, Errors and Omissions Policy through Insurance Subsidiary

ORANGE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Comergence Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of third-party originator (TPO) risk management solutions provider Comergence Compliance Monitoring, announced it now offers fidelity and professional indemnity insurance to TPOs – the first of its kind within the industry.

Paul Granito Among ‘Best of Best’ Financial Advisors Attending Barron’s Winner’s Circle Top Advisors Summit

PARAMUS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paul Granito, First Vice President, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney was one of approximately 500 financial advisors who were selected by their firms to attend the sixth-annual Barron’s Winner’s Circle Top Advisors Summit, hosted by Barron’s magazine to promote best practices in the industry and the value of advice to the investing public. The invitation-only conference was held at Boca Raton Resort and Club, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 in Boca Raton, FL.

Get Locked in Now: Manhattan Mortgage Rates at Record Lows

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Koch, senior loan officer of Preferred Mortgage Corporation, announced this week that Manhattan mortgage rates are at record lows. This information is based on a survey released by Freddie Mac, the second largest mortgage finance company. It reported that 30 and 15-year Manhattan mortgage rates either tied or reached record lows this last week.

IDS Puts Mortgage Industry in Motion to Benefit Atlanta Habitat for Humanity During MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, and Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, one of the top producers of affordable home ownership opportunities among U.S. Habitat affiliates, have teamed up to challenge attendees at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo to raise $10,000 for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.

Long Term Care Insurance Leaders Join Forces to Launch ‘Nearly 3 in 4 Need More Campaign’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the nonprofit 3in4 Association, established by thirteen long term care insurance leaders, announces the formation of an advisory board and executive committee for the ‘Nearly 3 in 4 Need More Campaign.’ The group seeks to educate the public with information to support Americans’ plans for their potential need for long term care.

White Horse Advisors’ Chief Operating Officer, Stephen Griner, Earns Chartered Financial Analyst Designation

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Horse Advisors, LLC, an independently-owned provider of financial advisory services to owners of closely-held businesses and retirement plan sponsors, announces that Stephen Griner, COO of White Horse Advisors, has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Griner was one of only 42 percent of investment professionals to pass the June 2010 CFA exam. He is the first CFA charterholder at White Horse Advisors.

A Hidden Peril in Woodford and Marshall Counties

ROANOKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents of Woodford and Marshall counties are being warned about the possibility of mine subsidence damage occurring to homes built over abandoned, underground mines. The warning is being issued by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund. According to Kathy Moran of IMSIF, ‘There are three things consumers in these counties should know: the first is that their homes may be at risk for mine subsidence.’

Sign of Jobs Turnaround? One Company Seeks to Fill 300 New Positions

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stagnant economy? Jobs hard to come by? If you’re an employer, jobs too risky to create? One company – LTC Financial Partners LLC – isn’t buying in to the doom and gloom. They’re bucking the trend with bullish expansion plans. ‘We need 300 new people now, in all parts of the country,’ says Denise Gott, LTCFP’s Chairman of the Board.

Homes in Livingston County at Risk for Mine Subsidence

PONTIAC, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The risk of mine subsidence is present for many homeowners in Livingston County, and the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) has initiated a consumer education initiative to address the issue. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.

DMD President Rob Katz to Moderate 2010 MBA Conference Panel: Growing Market Share in a Down Market

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rob Katz, president of Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions is moderating a panel discussion entitled ‘Growing Market Share in a Down Market’ at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 97th Annual Conference on Monday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m.

Loan-Score’s PPE and AUS Platforms Integrated into Calyx Point

SAN JOSE and IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calyx Software(R), the preferred mortgage solution provider for banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and brokers, and Loan-Score Decisioning Systems, an enterprise-class pricing and automated underwriting provider, announced that the two companies have integrated their respective loan origination system (LOS) and automated underwriting system (AUS) to offer users access to automated pricing and underwriting.

McLean County Illinois Property Owners Alerted to Mine Subsidence Risk

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some homes in McLean County may be at risk for mine subsidence, according to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF). Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside. Homes built in close proximity to these mines are subject to foundation or structural damage, which may cost thousands of dollars to repair.

IDS Sets New Record for Mortgage Document Package Preparation in August

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, experienced another high-volume month in August and hit a new single-day record on August 26 due to record low mortgage rates and an increase in new clients.

NHL’s Ron Greschner Joins Trinity Financial Advisory Board

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, Atlantic Avenue, announced that former NHL New York Ranger hockey player Ron Greschner has joined the company’s advisory board.

Hardin and Pope Counties Targeted for Mine Subsidence Education

ROSICLARE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its continuing effort to educate Illinois property owners, the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) announced that residents of Hardin and Pope Counties should be aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned, underground mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.

LTC Financial Partners Teams with eWomenNetwork to Provide Free Long Term Care Information

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women have special long term care needs — but not just because they often come down with longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities. When there’s no long term care insurance for a couple or family members, women typically end up as the default, unpaid caregivers. ‘Lack of LTC insurance not only hurts women when they themselves need care,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC.

Residents of Henry County May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

KEWANEE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Henry County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.

IDS President Foresees APR Calculation Challenges in Reg Z Updates; Calls for Clarification from FRB for Mortgage Lenders

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Curt Doman, president of International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, warns interim change to Regulation Z, also known as the Truth in Lending Act (R-1366), could make it more difficult for lenders to accurately calculate an APR for closed end real property transactions.

Responsible Employers Know that Retaining Good Latino Workers Means Benefits that Make Sense

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Changing the entire landscape to protect Latino laborers’ payroll is the mission of the new iGlobal Prepaid Visa Card and its initial launch in the Central Valley of California. According to founder, Robert Acosta, whose parents worked the citrus fields of Southern California, ‘The exploitation of Latino workers … is over.’