The name Elizabeth Warren is one with diverging commentary attached to it. On paper, Warren is an Oklahoma native with a degree from George Washington University, a job teaching law at Harvard University and a close connection to her family. She was senate majority leader Harry Reid's head watchdog over the government's $700bn bailout fund and is considered "one of us" by consumer advocates, labor unions and academics alike.
In person, however, some -- mainly conservatives -- describe her as a power hungry beast that could potentially ruin Wall Street by overprotecting borrowers and treating lenders and loan originators as manipulative Don Juans.
The following video, a promo for her election to lead the new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection enacted under Dodd-Frank, shows she obviously has a soft side. It is, in fact, professionally done (produced and directed by Rachel McDonald).
But if you're going to aim to appeal to the funkier middle-America, why are you emblematizing gold chains and shoes? And I thought rap videos required at least one good dancer. Either way, get your surgeon mask on; this video has gone viral.
Christine was a reporter with HousingWire through August 2011.
The first thing you notice about New American Funding's Rick and Patty Arvielo is how much they like each other. That might seem like a foregone conclusion when you meet a married couple, but when that couple also runs an incredibly successful business together, I imagine it could get complicated. Read on to find out more about how this successful couple manages their life, and business, together.
For the first time since 1981, our industry is experiencing a rising interest rate environment. Some people may assume that the current market shift means their business will take a downward turn from which they will never recover. I don’t buy it. The way I see it, challenging times force us to refine our processes and practices.