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  • Interest Rates in 2020
    In Home Loans
    With the upcoming election, will rates remain low? Brandon explains to future homebuyers how now is the good time to find out what you are qualified for to get into your new home. Share this Video: […]
  • Buying a Home
    In Home Loans
    Source: Embrace Home Loans […]
  • National Black Business Month 2020 | SmartBiz Loans
    In Business Loans
    A recent poll by the National Black Chamber of Commerce states that 80% of Black entrepreneurs say they faced more challenges launching their business because of their race. For many, those challenges continue into business ownership and have been amplified by the tension of recent events. SmartBiz […]
  • #MakeItMeanMore – Andrew
    In Home Loans
    Andrew, for what you’ve given our country, you deserve the world. And while we can’t give you quite that, we can start by paying off your house. #MakeItMeanMore Source: Veterans United Home Loans […]
  • NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl
    In Home Loans
    NOVA® Home Loans has announced that it will donate $25,000 to a 501(c)3 nonprofit during the NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl. The winning charity will be announced during the football game, which is scheduled to take place on December 31, 2019 at The University of Arizona Stadium. The NOVA® Home […]
  • #MakeItMeanMore – Keena
    In Home Loans
    Yesterday, the nation’s "thank you for your service" tweets paid off 11 Veterans’ homes. Keena was one of those deserving Veterans. And JR Martinez was kind enough to help us deliver the news. Keena, we hope this action says what we don’t have the words to. #MakeItMeanMore […]
  • Thank You Small Businesses | SmartBiz Loans
    In Business Loans
    The 2020 holidays wouldn’t be complete without acknowledging the incredible and unbreakable spirit of U.S. entrepreneurs. SmartBiz hopes your festivities are happy and your businesses stay healthy into the New Year! Source: SmartBiz Loans […]
  • Agent Update – Adjusting To The New Normal | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    We spoke with Shawn Krause, Executive Vice President of Quicken Loans, about her tips for being efficient and safe as we adjust to the new normal. Visit https://www.quickenloans.com/real-estate for more. Source: Quicken Loans […]
  • TitleMax Has Options
    In Loans
    TitleOnly 60 (Current) Source: TitleMax Title Loans […]
  • NOVA® Home Loans: For Sale By Owner vs. Using a Realtor
    In Home Loans
    Can you save money by selling your home by yourself? Or, does using a Real Estate Agent get you more money and save on the stress of home selling? This video compares both sides of the spectrum with some helpful statistics as well! If you are in need of a top REALTOR® or Loan Officer, get in touch […]
  • Canadian Entrepreneur Stories – Episode 1 – Meyer Mechanic
    In Other Country Loans
    Episode 1 of Canadian Entrepreneur Stories featuring guest Meyer Mechanic from Toronto based startup called Vaultie. Learn more about Vaultie by visiting https://smarter.loans/company/vaultie/ Video produced by Smarter Loans (https://smarter.loans) Source: Smarter Loans […]
  • 15 Expenses You’re Not Including In Your Budget, But Should Be
    In Personal finance
    The first 1000 people to use this link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/thefinancialdiet04211 In this episode, Chelsea shows us 15 items you’re not including in your budget, but absolutely should be — from feminine and personal care products to annual […]
  • Your Success Is Our Focus – Family Time | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    More time for family, more time for laughter. Your dedicated Agent Relationship Manager has your clients’ mortgages covered, so you have more time to spend with the ones you love. Learn more by visiting https://www.quickenloans.com/real-estate Source: Quicken Loans […]
  • An Investing Expert on GameStop, Robinhood, & The Future of the Stock Market
    In Personal finance
    We’re so excited to be back with season 2 of The Financial Confessions! Our first guest back in the (remotely-filmed) studio is Doug Boneparth, a millennial CFP, CNBC personality, founder of Bone Fide Wealth, and author of The Millennial Money Fix. He and Chelsea talk about GameStop, what […]
  • Bidding War Tip #1: Why a Full Credit and Income Pre-Approval is Non-Negotiable Today
    In Home Loans
    Getting your offer accepted is likely the biggest challenge you will face if you are buying a home in the near future. Is it possible to overcome this obstacle? Yes! And the first step is PRE-APPROVAL. Listen as Josh explains why obtaining a full credit and income pre-approval is non-negotiable […]
  • Want to be a Loan Officer?
    In Home Loans
    NOVA® is looking for qualified loan officers. Hear what our best loan officers have to say about what life is like at NOVA®! Start your career with our team. We look forward to meeting you! Want to learn more? Visit us at: https://www.novahomeloans.com/ NOVA® Home Loans | Copyright© 2017 | NMLS […]
  • Beyond Grit
    In Home Loans
    Source: Embrace Home Loans […]
  • Small Business Saturday 2020
    In Business Loans
    Saturday, November 28, 2020 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. This year, small businesses need our support now more than ever as they navigate, retool and pivot from the effects of the pandemic. Join SBA and […]
  • NOVA Gives Back to Tucson!
    In Home Loans
    Source: NOVA® Home Loans – Financial Center Corporate Headquarters […]
  • 4 Toxic Things I Witnessed While Working For An Influencer
    In Personal finance
    Grab your tickets for the TFD Spring Refresh: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-tfd-spring-refresh-tickets-138494616125?aff=YT4821 & Career Day at TFD: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/career-day-at-tfd-tickets-137701473815?aff=YT4821 In this episode, one woman reveals what it’s really like to […]
  • #MakeItMeanMore – Bill
    In Home Loans
    Bill, we can’t say thank you enough for all you’ve done for this country. So on behalf of thousands of people on Twitter, instead of saying thank you, we’d like to pay off your mortgage. And we thought we might as well get Gary Sinise to deliver the news. #MakeItMeanMore Source: Veterans United […]
  • Learn about SBA fraud
    In Business Loans
    SBA’s Office of Inspector General focuses on preventing and investigating reports of fraud, waste, and abuse — issues that harm the public’s trust and ultimately hurt the small business community. Learn more at https://www.sba.gov/oighotline Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • SVOG Application Informational Webinar (Archived)
    In Business Loans
    This archived informational webinar highlights the opening of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application which is scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021. It covers what documentation eligible entities will need to apply for a SVOG, insight on what the SVOG application process will look like and […]
  • Why Join Embrace?
    In Home Loans
    Source: Embrace Home Loans […]
  • Valentine’s Dates on a Budget
    In Loans
    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and while a night out on the town is the usual go-to, it’s not always the easiest on your wallet. If your New Year’s resolution is to get your finances in order, you don’t have to lose sight of your goals in order to impress your mate. With Max’s thrifty […]
  • [Embrace Webinar] Secrets to Closing Loans Faster & Getting 5-star Customer Reviews
    In Home Loans
    Expectation vs. reality. As loan officers, we expect our operations team to work fast to help us close loans faster. Let’s face it; fast closing times = more money in our wallets, faster. The reality is we need to rely on our counterparts to get the job done, but on their timeline. We also expect […]
  • Canada Starts | $200,000 Entrepreneurship Fund by Ownr, Shopify, Staples and Moneris
    In Other Country Loans
    Canada Starts is an entrepreneurship fund in Canada, made possible by a collaboration between Ownr by RBC Ventures, Shopify, Staples and Moneris. The fund is a total of $200,000 available to candidates with standout business plans. 40 winners will be awarded a $5,000 grant as part of the program. […]
  • The Technology Behind SmartBiz Loans
    In Business Loans
    Learn about the innovative technology behind SmartBiz Loan’s platform, making SmartBiz Loans a smart choice for acquiring an SBA Loan. Source: SmartBiz Loans […]
  • uno Active Home Loan Management 6″
    In Other Country Loans
    Get uno to fight home loan waste for you. We Analyse. We Alert. We Act. You WIN! Source: uno Home Loans […]
  • 5 Reasons Why The Dave Ramsey Method Didn’t Work For Me
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman tells us why she tried the Dave Ramsey method to get better control of her money, and why it didn’t work. Through weekly video essays, "Making It Work" showcases how *real* people have upgraded their personal or financial lives in some meaningful way. […]
  • NOVA Gives Back to Denver!
    In Home Loans
    Source: NOVA® Home Loans – Financial Center Corporate Headquarters […]
  • 6 Changes In Perception That Have Made 2020 Feel Manageable
    In Personal finance
    The first 1000 people to use this link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/thefinancialdiet12201 Get tickets to Chelsea’s upcoming workshop here! […]
  • Smarter Loans Presents – goPeer
    In Other Country Loans
    goPeer is a peer to peer lending platform that allows borrowers to access financing and everyday people to invest money in a new way. To learn more visit the goPeer profile at Smarter Loans (https://smarter.loans/company/gopeer) Video produced by Smarter Loans (https://smarter.loans) Source: […]
  • YouTuber Tiffany Ferguson On MLMs, Influencers, & Toxic Social Media Trends
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea speaks with YouTuber TiffanyFerg about the worst social media trends, from TikTok flex culture to girlboss-y MLM recruiters. Subscribe to The Financial Confessions podcast here: https://lnkfi.re/1QYK1e4R For our favorite moments from The Financial Confessions podcast, […]
  • Agent Update – Team Member Availability | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    In this Agent Update, we’re talking about something you and your Agent Relationship Manager have in common: unconventional business hours. We at Quicken Loans know you work all hours of the day, and that’s why your dedicated team does too. That means you can get an updated approval […]
  • What Were Your Underwriters Doing This Past Weekend?
    In Home Loans
    What were your underwriter’s doing this past weekend? At Embrace, it was our underwriting and support staff who gave up their weekend to underwrite 180 loans ensuring that promises made to customers and rate locks would be met. We can’t thank them enough! #EmbraceTeam #underwriting #hustle […]
  • 4 “Productive” Behaviors I Thought Meant I Loved My Job, But Were Just Unhealthy
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman shows us the "productive" mindsets and behaviors she thought meant she loved her job, but were actually negatively affecting her life. This video is sponsored by Bestow. Apply for easy, affordable term life insurance offered by Bestow. It takes as little as five […]
  • SBA Surety Bonds for Small Businesses
    In Business Loans
    Surety bonds help small businesses win contracts by providing the customer with a guarantee that the work will be completed. Many public and private contracts require surety bonds, which are offered by surety companies. The SBA guarantees surety bonds for certain surety companies, which allows the […]
  • How to Onboard Employees Remotely
    In Other Country Loans
    How do you onboard employees effectively when all onboarding must be done remotely? How do you keep employees engaged? How do you communicate company culture, or even maintain it? Evan Hallward from Aboard discussed what "remote onboarding" is all about and how to create the optimal […]
  • Advice for Small Business Saturday 2019 | SmartBiz Loans
    In Business Loans
    Get advice on how to prep for Small Business Saturday from real business owners! Download our FREE Small Business Saturday Resource Guide here: https://resources.smartbizloans.com/blog/business-marketing/free-small-business-saturday-resource-guide/ Source: SmartBiz Loans […]
  • Hank Green On Cryptocurrency, Big Tech Censorship, & Online Radicalization
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea talks to Hank Green about NTFs, bitcoin, and the future of cryptocurrency. Subscribe to The Financial Confessions podcast here: https://lnkfi.re/1QYK1e4R For our favorite moments from The Financial Confessions podcast, subscribe to our highlights channel here: […]
  • Interest Rates: The Truth Most Lenders Won’t Tell You
    In Home Loans
    "Do you have the lowest interest rate?" "What is your interest rate?" Not surprisingly, these are the questions we get most often from medical professionals looking for a mortgage. And while they are important questions to ask, the answers are not as straightforward as you would […]
  • Webinar Recording: Paycheck Protection Program Changes
    In Business Loans
    On Saturday, March 6, 2021 SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute hosted a webinar on important changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, which aim to help America’s smallest businesses get the financial relief they need. Watch the recording. ➡️ Learn more about PPP: […]
  • 2020 Presidential Election & Mortgage Interest Rates
    In Home Loans
    Although the 2020 Presidential Election is unofficially official, mortgage rates are still historically low. Stay tuned to see if there will be a dramatic increase like the last presidential election. Comment below to share your thoughts on how this will impact mortgage rates. Source: Reach Home […]
  • 9 Mini-Tasks That Can Actually Change Your Life
    In Personal finance
    This video is sponsored by Acorns. Go to Acorns.com/TFD to get started — it’ll only take you five minutes or less to unlock investing, saving, retirement, checking, earning, and more: http://acorns.com/tfd?s2=youtube In this video, Chelsea illustrates the 10-minute (or less) tasks that can help you […]
  • Business Resources for Veterans
    In Business Loans
    Learn about the various business resources available to veterans from the U.S. Small Business Administration in this short video. Go to https://www.sba.gov/veterans to for information about funding programs, training, federal contracting opportunities, and more. Source: U.S. Small Business […]
  • What Not To Do Before You Buy A House
    In Home Loans
    If you’re in the process of buying a new home, congratulations! Today, Samantha Outlaw talks about all the things not to do before closing on your new home. If you have any questions about the process, contact Reach Home Loans today. Source: Reach Home Loans […]
  • Archived Webinar: Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Overview
    In Business Loans
    This archived webinar, which originally aired live on January 14, 2021, includes a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020. In the […]
  • Mighty Pilates | Small Business Saturday 2019
    In Business Loans
    Cricket Wardein, owner of Mighty Pilates in San Francisco, talks about her small business beginnings and plans for Small Business Saturday 2019! https://www.smartbizloans.com/ Source: SmartBiz Loans […]
  • Como la SBA puede ayudarle a que inicie, haga crecer, expanda o recupere su negocio
    In Business Loans
    ¿Sueña con ser dueño de su propio pequeño negocio? Nosotros podemos ayudarle. La Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios es la única agencia dedicada a ayudar a que las pequeñas empresas inicien, crezcan, se expandan o recuperen después de un desastre. ▶️ https://www.sba.gov/espanol Source: U.S. Small […]
  • Credit: Big Changes Coming
    In Home Loans
    There are some big changes coming to the scoring of your credit. Brandon Brotsky wants to make sure that everyone is informed on these important changes and how it can affect future homebuyers. Share this Video: […]
  • uno Active Home Loan Management 6″
    In Other Country Loans
    Get uno Active Home Loan Management. We Analyse. We Alert. We Act. You WIN. Source: uno Home Loans […]
  • VA Loan Changes In 2020
    In Home Loans
    Big changes happening with VA loans in 2020. Brandon Brotsky helps explain these changes to home buyers Share this Video: https://www.facebook.com/dialog/share?app_id=87741124305&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dw_2KS4Bp5qU%26feature%3Dshare&display=popup Related Videos: […]
  • The Kitchen Table- Ep1
    In Home Loans
    We’re so excited to announce Embrace’s new video series, “The Kitchen Table”! Meg Handy, our Customer Experience Director, will be interviewing interesting people — inside and outside of Embrace — who are making the best of the strange new world we’re living in right now. The kitchen table is the […]
  • Your Success Is Our Focus | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    Real estate agents who work with our dedicated Agent Relationship Managers find that their clients’ loans are more likely to close on time. With all that time back, they’re finding new ways to make the most of their days. What would you do with more time? Source: Quicken Loans […]
  • 2019 National Small Business Week Highlights
    In Business Loans
    Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • Why Join Embrace? – Volume 2
    In Home Loans
    Source: Embrace Home Loans […]
  • Instagram Live Recording: SBA and She Se Puede
    In Business Loans
    On March 4, 2021, SBA Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership Natalie Cofield participated in an Instagram Live event with Stephanie Valencia of She Se Puede. Cofield discussed recent updates to the Paycheck Protection Program and how those changes will benefit […]
  • Ascent Journey 1: Disaster Relief
    In Business Loans
    How SBA’s Ascent helps women-owned small business recover from the pandemic and other disasters. Learn more about Ascent: https://ascent.sba.gov Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • 5 Ways To Change Your Life Path That Don’t Involve Grad School
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, we dive into a few different ways you can make a big life change without going back to school. Get up to 100% cashback when you learn a new language with Lingoda’s Sprint program: http://bit.ly/FinancialDiet_Lingoda Use our voucher code ‘WIN43’ at checkout to get […]