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Why You Want Your Boss to Hold a Warm Cup  
of Coffee When You Ask for a Raise
From comfy chairs to the smell of baking, here are a few strange-sounding (but science-backed) tricks to get your boss to agree to your pitch.
by Lydia Dishman

If one of your goals for 2019 was to advance your business or career (and maybe bump up your income) you're likely angling for the best strategy to get it done. B efore you sit down with your supervisor, or a potential investor or client, it might be better to ask them out for a cup of coffee or tea instead of meeting in your office. Click HERE to learn more about how to use the results from studies on "embodied cognition" to your benefit.
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Winning the Talent War in 2019
by Debbie Bianucci
 
I can't help thinking there's a lesson of sorts there for our industry. When I think back on all the conversations I've had with financial services executives about their top challenges in 2018, just about everyone identified talent. You could say it's been that way since the beginning of time. But as 2019 gets underway, the pressures to attract, retain and develop talent will test the financial services industry like never before. Click HERE to learn about the three external forces make this a battle like no other.
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Mortgage Lenders: 3 Keys To Thriving in 2019
A proven tech strategy for more revenue, loan officer retention and referral relationships in the new year
by Sarah Wheeler
 
The challenges lenders faced in 2018 - rising interest rates, strong home-price appreciation, and tight housing supply - will persist into 2019, requiring lenders to respond strategically to thrive and stay profitable.  Within this environment, three factors are critical. Click  HERE to learn more how to create a profitable lending strategy for this year.
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Investors Title Fraud Alert: Identity Theft - Hijacking a Corporation or LLC
from Investors Title
 
While we know that we all are actively combating this ever-growing problem, the fraudsters' techniques have continued to evolve in response to the industry's diligent efforts to frustrate their schemes. Click HERE to read about the potential threats to you and your clients' business, the red flags, and how to take the necessary steps to guard against them.

What Question Is Critical For Financial Services 
Leaders To Answer in 2019?

Click   HERE  to view the video interview f eaturing discussions with:
  • JP Nicols, managing director, FinTech Forge
  • Titi Cole, executive vice president, head of operations, Wells Fargo
  • Ben Schack, head of U.S. digital partnerships, BMO Financial Group
  • Rilla Delorier, executive vice president, chief strategy officer, Umpqua Bank, and more.
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**Remember to offer your borrowers Owner's Coverage on their most valuable investment. It's a one time premium with a lifetime of security. In addition, they will receive a reduced premium rate when they obtain it simultaneously with your Lender's Coverage.**

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Butch Rutherford
Vice President & Agency Manager
Bankers Title Shenandoah, LLC
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