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IDS Hires Ali Knudsen as Marketing Communications Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing documents, initial disclosures and reverse documents, announced that Ali Knudsen has joined the company to lead its marketing communication efforts. As marketing communications manager, Knudsen is responsible for internal and external communications, tradeshow marketing, public relations and media relations.

iConcepts Announces Network Version of Offer in Compromise Software for the EA, CPA and Attorney

MAPLE GLEN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iConcepts, Inc., makers of leading Offer in Compromise software, announced today the release of OIC Tax Planner 2010. More comprehensive, powerful and flexible, the software has been completely redesigned. Dynamic updates can be made directly from the Web. And for tax offices with multiple users, an easily installable network version is also available.

Mortgage Lending Automation and System of Record Provider Del Mar DataTrac Exhibits Electronic Document Management at ICBA

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac(R), Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, document imaging and management, and loan process workflow tools, will exhibit and demonstrate its ‘zero defect’ mortgage lending workflow automation platform and electronic document management system, DataTrac, at the 2010 ICBA National Convention in Orlando.

Mortgage Lenders’ Top Concerns for Doc Prep Solutions Include Compliance Review, Document Delivery, IDS Hears from Lenders One Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Based on feedback received at the Lenders One Mortgage Cooperative Winter Member Conference in Orlando earlier this month, mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services (IDS) learned that when it comes to doc prep functionality, compliance review capabilities and document delivery mechanisms are at the top of lenders’ wish lists.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Seeks 320 New Agents in 2010, Following Strong 2009 Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an economy that seems stuck on stagnate, business is booming, thank you, for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In fact, 2009’s growth was so strong and the future so promising, the firm seeks to expand its army of agents by 300 this year, an increase of about 60 percent over last year.

Authernative, Inc. Selected as Subcontractor to Stanley on GSA Alliant Contract Vehicle

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., a leading provider of user authentication and identity management solutions, today announced that it has been selected as a subcontractor on the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant contract that was awarded to Stanley, Inc. in 2009. Authernative provides innovative user authentication and identity management solutions helping overcome the authentication security, usability, and TCO challenges.

Financial Foundation Group and Special Olympics Hoop it up at Tournament

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Foundation Group (FFG) started their year with some familiar athletes as they volunteered in this year’s Special Olympics Basketball Competition. This is the third athletic competition FFG – San Antonio has been a part of within the last two quarters. Nearly 200 local athletes competed in this year’s basketball competition that was held February 19th and 20th at the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center located on the Fort Sam Houston Army Base.

Taycor Financial Announces New Lease Program with TOMI Environmental Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taycor Financial is a leading provider of equipment leasing and financing and has launched a nationwide leasing program for TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc., a global green leader in infectious disease control and surface and air remediation equipment. Founded in 1997, with offices in Los Angeles, Calif. and Boston, Mass., Taycor Financial is a fiscally sound and economically responsible partner for all forms of equipment financing solutions.

Rockfleet Announces Opening of New York City Office – Headquarters for Capital Markets Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rockfleet Financial Services, Inc. today announced the opening of its Manhattan office. The company will provide investment banking, advisory, securities origination, brokerage, dealer and related services across the United States. Rockfleet also announced several new hires, to be based in Manhattan.

Titan Lenders Corp Offers RESPA Compliance GFE/HUD-1 Webinar Series

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp is conducting a Webinar series focused on real world application of RESPA changes to the GFE and HUD-1. Beginning March 9, the Webinar will be held bi-monthly on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. EST/EDT (subsequent Webinars are scheduled for March 23, April 6 and April 20). Titan’s RESPA compliance training has been developed from the operations perspective for working with GFE and HUD-1 borrower disclosures.

CONIX Systems Forms Steering Committee for Xcept Day 1 Exceptions Management Solution

MANCHESTER, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exceptions management tools, announces the creation of the Xcept Day 1 Solution Steering Committee.

CONIX Systems Unveils Day 1 Exceptions Processing Solution at BAI Payments Connect

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exceptions management tools, will showcase Xcept, its Day 1 exceptions processing solutions, at the BAI Payments Connect Conference in Kissimmee, Fla., March 1-3 (booth 604).

Jobs Bill Tax Credit Not Enough: More Small Businesses Turn to Business Cash Advances

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The jobs bill approved by the U.S. Senate includes a tax credit meant as a hiring incentive for small business. But small businesses say it’s not enough. With many struggling to meet payroll while revenue is down, hiring a new employee in return for a few thousand dollars is not feasible or smart. Businesses are turning instead to small business financing and cash advance providers like Business Cash Advance to stay alive.

TTI Wins Large WinCall Call Accounting Client

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), the leader in Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software solutions (WinBill) and Enterprise Call Accounting and CDR reporting software solutions (WinCall), is pleased to announce that they have been selected by a major New York based Financial Institution to deliver WinCall Call Accounting solution to 50 locations covering NEC, Nortel and Cisco PBX switches both analog and VoIP.

Tax Reminder: Double Incentives for Long Term Care Insurance in Many States

MANHASSET, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans with long-term care insurance are learning Uncle Sam may give them a hefty deduction for their premiums; but many fail to realize their state may grant an additional deduction or credit. ‘If you can double your money, so to speak, why not do it,’ says Gene Cutler, Manhasset, New York-based agent for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Inlanta Mortgage Selects IDS idsDoc Document Preparation Solution

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inlanta Mortgage recently chose International Document Services (IDS) to produce closing documents and provide initial disclosure services for its nine-state mortgage banking business. With 25 branches and more than 135 employees in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and North Dakota, the Waukesha, Wis.-based lender had $550 million in 2009 loan volume.

Print Electronics Delivers SecuGen Hamster IV to Indian eGovernance Initiative, 100 Million Fingerprints Enrolled

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Print Electronics, working with a local integrator partner, has successfully delivered and implemented the SecuGen Hamster IV, a fully FIPS 201 / PIV-compliant fingerprint reader, into the Tamil Nadu Health Insurance Scheme (TNHIS).

Predicted 2010 Credit Squeeze Means More Business Cash Advances

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With forecasters predicting another tight credit market in 2010, business owners are learning the new realities of small business financing. They will pursue every option they can, even methods they wouldn’t have considered a few years ago, says Business Cash Advance.

KnowledgeAdvisors System Interoperability adds SkillSoft’s SkillPort Integration and Updates GeoLearning GeoMaestro

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has added SkillSoft’s (NASDAQ: SKIL) SkillPort(TM) Learning Management System to their very successful system interoperability program. In addition, support of GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro 5 Series LMS Suite has been added. The program allows companies with investments in learning management systems, such as SkillSoft’s SkillPort, GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro(TM) and others.

SmartStops.net Launches Reentry Service to Accompany its Portfolio Risk Monitoring and Alert Services

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SmartStops announced today the launch of its much anticipated Reentry Service. Designed as a companion service to the SmartStop Risk Alerts, the addition of the Reentry Service makes it easier than ever for investors of all levels to easily identify and sidestep periods of abnormal risk.

Tax Reminder: A Big Portion of Your Long Term Care Insurance Premiums May Be Deductible

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to keep more of your money in these challenging times? Then check with your tax advisor if you have long term care insurance. You may be able to deduct a big chunk of your 2009 premiums. What if you don’t have long term care insurance? Then consider getting it NOW to lock in tax benefits next year. Uncle Sam may in effect pick up the tab for much of your premiums for 2010. This reminder comes from LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Del Mar DataTrac Signs Three Lenders for Commission Management Tool

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, document imaging and management, and loan process workflow tools, has added three lenders for DataTrac Commission. Formerly referred to as CommissionTrac, DMD’s commission management tool helps lenders maintain commission accuracy, and accountability for RESPA-related fee compliance.

Haiti Aid Brings Tax Relief to Americans

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether it’s text donations, celebrity telethons, or gifts of food and clothing, Americans’ generous giving and support to relief efforts in Haiti has been front and center in the headlines. To make the most of your earthquake relief donations and take advantage of the special tax breaks freshly enacted by Congress, consider these tips provided by the American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches, Inc.

Three Little Pigs Tackle Ben Bernanke – New Children’s Picture Book Explains US Federal Reserve and Economic Downturns

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smoked Goldeye Press today announced the release of a children’s picture book that aims to explain how new money from the Federal Reserve inadvertently causes cycles of economic downturns in the United States economy – something embattled Fed chairman Ben Bernanke would rather people not know about, says the author. In 32 color illustrated pages ‘The Scary Story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Box of Free Money’ (ISBN: 9780615337432) attempts to simplify the complexity of central bank monetary policy.

The Evolution of Lending: BusinessCashAdvance Creates Economic Stimulus Product

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More and more financial institutions are tightening belts when it comes to lending money. That’s why the concept of receivables-based lending has evolved and become a more viable option for small businesses than in the past. BusinessCashAdvance, ‘where businesses go to grow,’ is a prime example of how the lending climate is changing.

IDS President Says RESPA Delay Not Reflected in Investor Requirements; Sees Need for Common Sense Adjustments to Mortgage Lending Regulations

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Curt Doman, president of International Document Services Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing docs, initial disclosures and reverse documents, calls for common sense to guide new 2010 regulations in light of persistent difficulties with RESPA interpretation and compliance. The IDS flagship solution, idsDoc, is the doc prep solution of choice for mortgage lenders and attorneys requiring customized closing documents.

Titan Lenders Corp Offers Broker-to-Banker Webinar for Community Bank Mortgage Lenders

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp has launched an educational webinar series for community banks considering the advantages of transitioning from mortgage lending as a broker to mortgage banker. Two February webinars have been scheduled for February 2 and February 16, 2010 at 11 a.m. EST. Community banks that want to participate in the Titan Lenders Corp webinar entitled ‘Transitioning from Broker to Banker.’

Financial Foundation Group Tampa – Hope for Children though Toys

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2009 was a landmark year for the Financial Foundation Group. Even though the economy and the stock market have hit many hard, the Financial Foundation Group has been diligent about providing assistance to those in need. A combined effort of our country’s great U.S. Marine Corps, as well as many excited members of the Tampa office, created the opportunity for FFG to give back to the community that supports it by hosting a Holiday brunch and Toys for Tots collection event on December 12, 2009.

Financial Foundation Group helping the Marines gather Toys for Tots

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the year came to an end, Financial Foundation Group – San Antonio continued the giving through the holiday season. Through the months of November and December, FFG – San Antonio collected toys for the Marine’s Toys for Tots Program of San Antonio.

Financial Foundation Group and Special Olympics in Need of Strikes

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Financial Foundation Group San Antonio continued to expand through this last quarter, so has their commitment to the community. On Friday, November 13, 2009, FFG closed their office and volunteered their time with the Special Olympics San Antonio chapter. The associates of FFG met at the Bandera Bowl and Funplex in San Antonio, to help the athletes of Special Olympics complete the finals of the bowling tournament as they volunteered as guides, scorekeepers and award presenters.

Financial Foundation Group – Making a Sterile Environment Fun for Kids

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 2009 came to an end the employees of Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, wanted to make the holiday season special for people of all ages. As a company FFG felt that donating their time was one of the best ways to help the community. On December 10, 2009 the employees of Denver’s Financial Foundation Group took the afternoon off to go to the Children Hospital and work with adolescent patients of the hospital as well as their parents to make holiday decorations for their rooms.

LoanSifter Integrates Mortgage Product and Pricing Engine with Del Mar DataTrac Zero-defect Workflow Automation Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. and APPLETON, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable mortgage lending automation solutions, and LoanSifter, the leading provider of Web-based product and pricing tools, have completed the integration of LoanSifter’s namesake product and pricing engine (PPE) with DMD’s flagship product, DataTrac.

TTI Finalist for Industry Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), a leading provider and innovator of telecom software products and solutions, is proud to announce that they have been chosen as a finalist for the 2009 AOTMP Industry Excellence Award for Supplier Advocate of the Year. The AOTMP Industry Excellence Awards were developed to recognize enterprises and industry suppliers committed to telecom management best practices.

Beyond Long Term Care Insurance, New LTC Financial Partners Affiliate Will Offer Reverse Mortgages

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the formation of a new affiliate, Reverse Mortgage Direct, LLC (RMD), which will provide reverse mortgages to Americans 62 and up. ‘We’re delighted to add this new service to our corporate offerings,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTCFP, one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Long Term Care Insurance Expert Featured on Lifetime Television’s Balancing Act Show

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long term care, often neglected in health care planning, became talk-show fare yesterday on Lifetime Television’s Balancing Act show. Denise Gott, the featured expert, pointed out that it’s never too early to start thinking about long term care for our loved ones. ‘Three in four will eventually need it,’ says Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Maxx Merchants Announces New Partnership with PenSoft

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxx Merchants announced today that it has partnered with PenSoft to provide PenSoft’s clients with merchant services. PenSoft is a leading manufacturer of payroll software designed to help small to mid-sized businesses and payroll service providers process payroll and related tax requirements faster, easier and more cost effectively. Through this partnership, PenSoft’s clients will be able to accept credit cards and utilize other merchant services through the PenSoft software at a discounted rate.

Financial Foundation Group – Creating Smiles for Miles with Bikes for Tykes

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2009 has been an exciting and rewarding year for the Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG. Instead of heading into the office on Friday December 11th, 2009, workers from the Loveland Financial Foundation Group were given permission to organize and decorate hundreds of new and refurbished bicycles for underprivileged children of all ages. The associates of the Financial Foundation Group met at the First Presbyterian Church to start their satisfying day of volunteer work.

Schleuniger Automation Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus for Biometric Authentication of CrimpCenter Users

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Hamster Plus USB Fingerprint Reader has been selected by Schleuniger Automation for use with its CrimpCenter product line. A leading manufacturer of machines for wire processing, Schleuniger’s CrimpCenter products are fully automatic crimp machines that combine high processing speed, precision and user friendliness.

IDS Advises Mortgage Lenders to Prepare for More State High-Cost Audits in 2010

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing documents, initial disclosures and reverse documents, expects state mandated high-cost audits to become a more time-consuming concern for mortgage lenders in 2010 and is advising lenders to test their ability to provide evidence that meets and satisfies state-specific requirements.

IDS Reports Record Setting 2009 Mortgage Document Processing Volume

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing docs, initial disclosures and reverse documents, in 2009 marked a record-setting year for document processing volume. The IDS flagship solution, idsDoc, is the doc prep solution of choice for mortgage lenders and attorneys requiring customized closing documents.