security

January 10, 2017

Push for Faster ACH Payments Increases Bank Fraud

As of September, credit-based ACH payments are now being settled within the same day. These transactions involve one person/entity pushing money from their bank account to […]
January 9, 2017

Mortgage Industry Predictions for 2017

What does 2017 have in store for the mortgage industry?  Eight industry experts weigh in on what they see coming in the next year for origination, […]
January 3, 2017

The Uncertain Future of the CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faces a precarious and uncertain future in 2017 with all eyes focused on two questions: whether President-elect Donald Trump will attempt […]
January 2, 2017

Law Firms Ramp Up Cybersecurity

A surge in high-profile law firm data breaches is shifting the way businesses are shopping for lawyers, say cybersecurity experts, academics, and attorneys.  Clients with sensitive […]
December 23, 2016

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, words like “values”, “impact”, and “empathy” feel especially relevant. People across the economic spectrum feel drawn to giving back to their communities […]
December 22, 2016

5 Housing Predictions for 2017

The housing market in 2016 was largely defined by two main trends: rising home prices nationwide and falling interest rates due to political events such as […]
December 19, 2016

CMBS Delinquency Rate at Highest Level Since Dec. ’15

The Trepp CMBS Delinquency Rate continued to climb in November. The rate began to rise in March as loans from the 2006 and 2007 vintages started […]
December 15, 2016

Report Finds Many ‘Unscoreable’ Consumers ‘Creditworthy’

Many consumers without traditional credit scores are nevertheless creditworthy and could qualify for mortgages, according to recent research.  Millions of people considered unscoreable by conventional standards […]
December 12, 2016

FHA to Increase Loan Limits for 2017

The Federal Housing Administration will increase its national loan limit “floor” to $275,665 in 2017 from $271,050. This limit is set at 65% of the national […]