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ReverseVision Selects AWS as Cloud Provider to Deliver World-Class Digital Reverse Mortgage Lending Experience

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- ReverseVision, the leading national provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, announced it has adopted Amazon Web Services, Inc (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider.

Provident Funding Partners with Lender Price

PASADENA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lender Price, a provider of mortgage loan pricing and origination technology, announced today that Provident Funding has joined the Lender Price Marketplace. Provident Funding has been committed to the wholesale channel since inception in 1992. The Lender Price Marketplace user base has doubled over the past 12 months with more than 5,700 brokers.

Punchbowl News Founder and CEO Anna Palmer to Keynote #HousingDC21

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Housing Finance Strategies President Faith Schwartz today announced that Anna Palmer, a New York Times best-selling author who has been writing about congressional leadership, the lobbying industry, presidential campaigns and the politics of governing for more than 15 years will keynote #HousingDC21, a 100% virtual housing summit being held on September 20-21, 2021.

Sales Boomerang Becomes Affiliate Member of ACUMA, Bringing New Tools for Member Retention to Credit Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member.

Top of Mind Debuts Bidirectional Connection Between Its Surefire Automated Mortgage Marketing Platform and Salesforce CRM

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind) today announced the debut of a bidirectional data connection between Surefire, the number-one platform for automated mortgage marketing, and Salesforce, the world's most popular enterprise CRM.

Los Angeles-Based CPA Firm Receives High Praise from Accounting Today

PASADENA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- KROST CPAs and Consultants, Los Angeles-based firm, receives two new accolades from Accounting Today, Top 100 Firms and Fastest-Growing Firms in the U.S.

ABEP – Moving The CU Forward

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Association for Black Economic Power (ABEP) is reaffirming its commitment to bringing a black owned and operated Credit Union to North Minneapolis.

South Bay Credit Union announces limited time offer on their HELOC (home equity line of credit) Loan Product

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- South Bay Credit Union - Member-owned not-for-profit financial cooperative, today announced the launch of a limited time offer on their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) program to homeowners in the South Bay Los Angeles Area.

Promontory MortgagePath Named One of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology

DANBURY, Conn. /ScoopCloud/ -- Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Financial Technology in 2021. The awards program was created in 2017 and is a project of Arizent, which includes American Banker, and Best Companies Group.

Chelsea Groton Bank, in Partnership with NCDC and GNACC, Offers Free Online Business Seminars for Local Entrepreneurs

GROTON, Conn. /ScoopCloud/ -- Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 8-week "CU Grow: Online Small Business Bootcamp" on April 1, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank's financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC).

Top of Mind’s Surefire CRM Integrates with LendingPad LOS to Streamline Communication Throughout the Loan Origination Process

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced an integration between its Surefire CRM and the LendingPad(r) suite of loan origination solutions (LOS).

Mid America Mortgage Receives ‘2021 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For’ Honors for Second Straight Year

ADDISON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has been named one of the "2021 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For" for the second consecutive year by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News.

SimpleNexus Welcomes Andria Lightfoot as Vice President of Professional Services

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the hire of mortgage industry veteran, Andria Lightfoot, PMP, CSM, as vice president of professional services.

Sales Boomerang and Usherpa Expand Partnership to Set Mortgage Lenders Up for Success in 2021 Purchase Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Sales Boomerang, the industry's top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, has expanded its partnership with Usherpa, a marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) platform for Realtors and mortgage lenders.

The Mortgage Collaborative’s Emerging Technology Fund Announces Investment in Maxwell

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's largest independent cooperative network in the mortgage industry, announced today the first investment of its recently launched TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP ("TMC Fund").

Top of Mind Partners with MBS Highway to Make Real Estate Report Cards Available Through Surefire CRM

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has partnered with MBS Highway to distribute Real Estate Report Cards through Top of Mind's award-winning Surefire CRM.

Embrace Home Loans Launching SimpleNexus Homeownership Platform for Its 300 Retail Mortgage Loan Officers in 2021

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Top-ranked mortgage lender Embrace Home Loans today announced plans to roll out SimpleNexus, the leading homeownership platform for loan officers (LOs), borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, to more than 300 retail mortgage LOs before the end of the year.

Michigan First Credit Union Implements CompenSafe by LBA Ware to Facilitate Mortgage Lending Division Growth

MACON, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Michigan First Credit Union (Michigan First) has implemented LBA Ware's ICM platform CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for its mortgage division's 40+ loan originators (LOs) and loan originator assistants (LOAs).

DocMagic and Secure Insight Form Partnership, Creating a National Database of Certified Remote Online Notarization Providers

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, and Secure Insight, Inc., the leading risk reporting firm for data intelligence on mortgage settlement agents, jointly announced the offering of a centralized training program on remote online notarization (RON) technology and processes.

Q3 2020 Critical Defect Rate Hits Five-Year High, According to ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- ACES Quality Management™ (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering the third quarter (Q3) of 2020. The latest report provides an analysis of post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control Software™.

Top of Mind’s Power Video Helps Loan Originators Build Personal Connections with Clients, Prospects and Referral Partners – in Seconds

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Power Video, a new toolset within Surefire CRM that makes it easy to record and send videos to clients, prospects and referral partners at scale.

SimpleNexus and Norcom Mortgage Partner to Develop New Customer Mobile App

LEHI, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Norcom Mortgage, a family-owned mortgage company with 36 locations along the East Coast, announced today the launch of its Easy Street App for iOS and Android mobile devices. Built by SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents.

FormFree Welcomes Paul Finch, Former Early Warning CEO, to Its Board of Directors

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced the appointment of payments and banking fintech pioneer Paul Finch to its board of directors. Finch is best known for his 16-year tenure as CEO of Early Warning Services (Early Warning).

Newly-Passed Restaurant Revitalization Fund and Restaurant Tax Relief Strategies by Ace Plus Tax Resolution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- James Cha, a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, underlines the newly enacted restaurant revitalization fund, recent tax challenges the restaurant industry is facing, and tax relief strategies.

Tapcheck Wins ‘Best Employee Benefits Solution’ in 2021 FinTech Breakthrough Awards Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, today announced that it has been selected as winner of the "Best Employee Benefits Solution" award in the fifth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by FinTech Breakthrough.

Keith Eckhardt Takes Over Colorado Springs Edward Jones Branch Office

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Keith Eckhardt has been named to take over the local Edward Jones office located at 1763 South 8th Street, Ste 1, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the firm announced today. Eckhardt transferred to the Cheyenne Canyon community from an Edward Jones office in the Widefield community.

TravelInsurance.com Recognized as One of the Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021 by Money

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- TravelInsurance.com has been named by Money as one of the "6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021" and singled out for its fast and easy travel insurance quote comparison system.

HousingWire Honors DocMagic with Tech 100 Mortgage Award for the Eighth Year in a Row

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it again earned a spot on HousingWire's 2021 Tech 100 list, recognizing the most innovative and impactful technology companies in the mortgage industry.

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy "Jez" Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.

Strategic Benefits Advisors launches ‘Lightning Benefits Survey’ series for plan sponsors

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the launch of a bi-monthly Lightning Benefits Survey series designed to help plan sponsors understand where their peers stand on a variety of timely employee benefits topics. Participation in the series - and access to survey results - is limited to plan sponsors.

Top of Mind’s ‘Surefire Lookbook’ Helps Mortgage Lenders Showcase Their Marketing Assets to Prospective Loan Officers

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today released a new feature designed to aid mortgage lenders with the recruiting process.

Commercial Loan Corp – Offering Free ‘Property Tax Savings Estimate & Consultation’ for Beneficiaries Inheriting a Home – Keeping Parent’s Low Property Tax Base

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Now that limitations and changes to CA Proposition 58 property tax breaks became active Feb 16, 2021 due to Proposition 19 - popular estate & trust lender Commercial Loan Corp in Newport Beach is offering heirs and beneficiaries inheriting a home from parents a Free Consultation & Estimate of Property Tax Savings - to keep their parent's low property tax base.

Brew Up Tax Savings with the R&D Tax Credit

BOSTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- While the trendy term "Microbrewery" may have been the proper terminology for new craft beer breweries and startups, they no longer remain "micro" in revenue, says ICS Tax, LLC (ICS). Growth in the craft beer industry in the U.S. has steadily grown to almost $30 billion.

IDS and eNotaryLog Ink Partnership to Support Remote Online Notarization

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has entered into an partnership agreement with eNotaryLog, a leading remote online notarization (RON) company.

FormFree Elects Mortgage Banking Authority James Deitch, CPA, CMB to Board of Directors

ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced the election of serial entrepreneur, mortgage banking executive and author James Deitch, CPA, CMB, to its board of directors. Deitch, a mortgage industry veteran of three decades, has counseled over 200 financial services businesses, served as president and CEO of five federally chartered banks and served on advisory panels for Fannie Mae (OTCMKTS: FNMA), Freddie Mac (OTCMKTS: FMCC), Truist (NYSE: TFC) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC).