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Pamela Herrmann, vice president of marketing at Mortgage Cadence, to speak at engage.marketing

Will speak on strategies for attracting and keeping top talent
In a competitive market, recruiting and retaining great employees is a key priority for any mortgage executive. That’s why we invited Pamela Herrmann, vice president of marketing at Mortgage Cadence, to discuss the best ways to nurture a marketing team at our engage.marketing event at the session entitled Strategies for Attracting and Keeping Top Talent.
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Phillip Schulman, partner at Mayer Brown, to speak at engage.marketing

Will speak on RESPA co-marketing panel
Lenders and real estate agents have to be careful as they navigate the murky compliance waters of MSAs, co-advertising arrangements, desk rentals and lead generation agreements. That's why we've invited Phillip Schulman, a partner in Mayer Brown's Washington D.C. office, to lead a discussion at engage.marketing on RESPA and co-marketing concerns.
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Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at engage.marketing

Panel on strategic partnerships and tech integrations as marketing tools
Forging strategic partnerships is now table stakes for lenders and fintech companies. That's why we've invited Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at our engage.marketing event on Strategic Partnerships and Tech Integrations as Marketing Tools. 
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Want your digital mortgage? Look to state notarization laws

For lenders the path forward is less than clear
[Expert commentary] In 2018 alone, remote notarization bills have cropped up in the legislative sessions of 14 additional states and the District of Columbia. That said, there are many states that have yet to address remote notarization, and for lenders operating in these states, the path forward is less than clear.
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Coming soon: HousingWire’s 2018 Vanguard Awards

Nominations open soon
HousingWire takes pride in its Editors' Choice awards programs. For the past several years, we have honored a variety of accomplished individuals and companies within the housing and mortgage finance space, including industry-changing leaders. Keep an eye out for your opportunity to nominate someone for our upcoming Vanguard Awards.
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Rocky Stubbs, SVP, head of direct lending at Flagstar Bank, to speak at engage.marketing

Find out more about how to manage co-marketing relationships
What are the most important things to know about growing and managing co-marketing relationships in this purchase market? It's an important question, which is why we asked Rocky Stubbs, senior vice president, head of direct lending at Flagstar Bank, to speak at our engage.marketing event on our panel about Realtor and Lender Partnerships. 
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Lack of retirement savings haunts Baby Boomers

Will home equity access be the solution?
An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers are expected to enter retirement every day by 2030, but data reveals that an alarming number are financially unprepared for retirement. As older adults search for ways to bolster their retirement savings, will accessing their home equity be the answer?
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