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Procrastination Works!

Procrastination Works!

Shannon Hicks July 24, 2015 2

5 Keys to Successful Procrastination Procrastination. It is the one thing we are admonished to avoid at all costs in our professional and personal lives. Oddly a certain level of procrastination leads to increased

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Where Do We Go from Here?

Where Do We Go from Here?

Shannon Hicks July 20, 2015 4

RMD Interviews NRMLA president Peter Bell on Industry Outlook and change  If you want an example of rapid industry change look no further than the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program. Recently Reverse Mortgage Daily

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The Art of Happiness

The Art of Happiness

Shannon Hicks July 17, 2015 2

7 Steps to Finding & Keeping Happiness Happiness. It can be elusive at times especially during times of upheaval and industry change. Being a person who can tend to overthink the why, happiness can

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Where Have the Jumbos Gone?

Where Have the Jumbos Gone?

Shannon Hicks July 13, 2015 8

Where Are the Jumbo Reverse Mortgages The time is ripe for jumbo reverse mortgages but where are they? The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage market has weathered the storms of the housing crash and numerous

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The Angst of Caring

The Angst of Caring

Shannon Hicks July 10, 2015 2

Loan Officers Torn Between Borrower Need & Product Restrictions After reconnecting with a friend who had reentered the reverse mortgage space after a year and a half absence I told my wife “you know

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Feeling the Squeeze After the Assessment

Feeling the Squeeze After the Assessment

Shannon Hicks July 6, 2015 10

According to a poll conducted by Reverse Mortgage Daily 12% of lenders anticipated a loss in volume less than 10% while more than half expected an impact of 15% or more

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10 Steps to Becoming a Linkedin Star

10 Steps to Becoming a Linkedin Star

Shannon Hicks July 3, 2015 1

If you are not actively using the professional networking site Linkedin you are missing out..big time. Rather than sifting through political rants, cat videos and pictures of cute kids on other social platforms you

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