Summer Reading for Credit Union Folks

By Rob It’s mid-summer and time to catch up on that summer reading. Here are some books that you may find interesting. Thinkertoys by Michael Michalko Out of ideas? This book is for you! Michalko has created a smorgasbord of ways to get your brain going to help you work through pretty much anything. Truly,…

Deed Information for Loan Officers

By Arthur D. Smialek, Esq. Deeds can be distinguished by the types of warranties a grantor may provide and by the type of co-ownership that may be provided for in a deed.  A grantor is the person who is giving the title to the land.  The grantee is the person who is receiving the title. Warranties…

U.S. Government Accountability Office Mortgage Foreclosures

By Theodore Bush The high number of mortgages in foreclosure attracted new attention last fall when problems in mortgage servicing surfaced. Concerns that documents accompanying judicial foreclosures may have been inappropriately signed or notarized, as well as ongoing judicial debate regarding the role of the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS), have dominated news coverage. Media…