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COBOL: Still Relevant in 2021. Wait, What?

COBOL: Still Relevant in 2021. Wait, What?

Online banking apps and the 21st-centery technology that fuels them are now a part of our everyday lives.  The pandemic has even pushed those financial services stalwarts who relied on brick-and-mortar banking to begin using their bank’s online and app-based...

Newbold Team Spotlight On … Nathan Norris

Newbold Team Spotlight On … Nathan Norris

Position: Senior Business Development Manager Office location: Austin, TX Phone: 512-206-6411 Email: nnorris@newboldadvisors.com As one of Newbold’s newest team members, Nathan Norris has a fresh take on what it’s like to join an organization (during a...

All Aboard for Process Documentation!

All Aboard for Process Documentation!

Starting a new position within your firm or changing employers for a new opportunity are professional moves that typically present us with pride (“I did it!”), hope (“This is going to be a great move for me.”), and maybe even a bit of anxiety (“I’m nervous about this...

Management 101, Pandemic-Style

Management 101, Pandemic-Style

Working from home is something I am adept at managing. I’ve been doing it for almost 20 years. When the pandemic sent millions of workers into guest-room-offices and makeshift desks in bedroom corners, I was already comfortably ensconced at home in a fully outfitted...

Out with the Old; In with the New

Out with the Old; In with the New

The start of a new year is the time when most of us take stock of where we’ve been and how we want to improve ourselves. Chances are good your inbox and social media feeds are full of exercise plans, diet tips, organizational hacks and professional advice to get you...

Finding the Right Fit in a Mentor

Finding the Right Fit in a Mentor

For someone just starting out in mortgage finance – or in any industry for that matter – a mentor can guide you in many valuable ways. From the basics of time management to the specifics of writing loans, it’s a relationship you’ll be thankful for when you are a...

Mentoring in Mortgage Banking

Mentoring in Mortgage Banking

Part of NEWBOLD’s “make a connection • make a difference” series on mentorship In some countries — think koala bears and vegemite — having a mentor for the first two years is a requirement for those new to the mortgage banking industry. Here in the US — unlike...

The Path to Mentorship

The Path to Mentorship

Part of NEWBOLD’s “make a connection • make a difference” series on mentorship. If you were lucky enough to have a mentor as a young person, you know the value of this relationship. If you were not, you may be surprised to find the mentor often gets as much from the...

Looking to Get Hired into the Mortgage Industry?

Looking to Get Hired into the Mortgage Industry?

With so much bad news around unemployment and economic downturn, it’s sometimes hard to remember there are industries holding strong and hiring right now! Mortgage banking is one of those industries. A combination of factors indicates mortgage finance will be a viable...

In the News

Servicing Compliance Examination Prep

Elements of Good Servicing Exam Preparation – an article by Kathy Keller in the February 2018 edition of Mortgage Compliance Magazine.  Read more to learn how your organization can better prepare for a servicing examination.  These activities should be part of your...

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