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AML Law and Best Practices

Question: In implementing our AML program, we recognize there are the basic requirements of the law. However, what is the difference between what is required by law and what are best practices for an AML compliance program?

Kenneth D. Campbell: A Sweet REIT Life

Within the real estate investment trust (REIT) industry, Kenneth D. Campbell has rock star status. A one-time journalist, he founded Audit Investments Inc.

NMP’s 2016 Mortgage Technology Providers Directory

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NMP Next: Can Technology Still Show Us What’s Next?

This is the technology issue of National Mortgage Professional Magazine and despite the fact that NMP Next can cover any topic that sheds light on the future of our industry, it seems worthwhile to spend some time focusing on technology.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced that its supervisory actions in the first four months of 2016 uncovered illegal activities in auto finance and payments that led to approximately $24.5 million in restitution to more than 257,0

The CFPB’s Action Against MLO Is Troubling

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has taken its first action against a mortgage originator. David Eghbali, a mortgage loan originator (MLO) who worked out of Wells Fargo’s Beverly Hills, Calif.

Lykken on Leadership: The Six "Ps" of Building a Solid Leadership Team

There are many characteristics that are vital to becoming a great leader, and I've written about them before in great detail.

Do You Know the Business You Are “Really” In?

We all think we are in the "mortgage business," but the truth is that no one really wants a mortgage. No one I know will ever wake up in the morning and say "Wow … I want a mortgage today!"

Recruiting, Training and Mentoring Corner: Technology and Management

Much has been written about the fact that the mortgage industry has been slow to implement technology as compared to other industries. The truth is technology has affected just about every part of our industry, even if we have not been on the cutting edge.

Operation VA SITREP: Your VA Situation Report ... Veteran Housing Discrimination


Step Inside Ginnie Mae: The Ginnie Mae Model

The simple but strong business model that Ginnie Mae has built highlights the power of the federal government and the private sector working together.


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