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Lending Leaders

Our Biggest Mistakes

To kick off yet another season of exciting and impactful discussions about the mortgage industry and related subjects, LodeStar Co-Founders Jim and Dave sit down with Alayna to discuss their not-so-proudest moments as business owners.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“What is that Thing?!”

The Fax Machine Saga Part One: Octavia discovers an upsetting feature of Horace’s office.

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Deeper Thoughts

The Great Resignation and the Importance of Small Businesses

Some of the greatest examples of fulfillment and purpose through employment that I’ve heard about have happened for people working for small businesses.

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Lending Leaders

How A Mortgage Insider Buys A Home Pt 5: Reflecting on the Process

To conclude the LodeStar Lending Leaders Summer Session, we’re capping off our weeks-long discussion of how a mortgage insider buys a home. Alayna interviews Jim and his wife Sarah and invites them to reflect on their home buying process.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Getting an App”

Horace considers the benefits of getting an app.

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Deeper Thoughts

Revisiting the Definition of Insanity

we still see way too much of the strategy that demands mass hiring in robust markets, then mass layoffs when those market cycles change.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Making TikToks”

Horace’s nephew suggests he try making TikToks. If only he knew what those were.

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Lending Leaders

LodeStar Places on the Inc. 5000!!!

This week, Jim, Dave, and Alayna take an opportunity to pop some champagne and celebrate LodeStar placing on the 2022 Inc. Magazine list of America’s 5000 fastest growing private companies.

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Lending Leaders

How A Mortgage Insider Buys A Home Pt 4: Closing Time!

Welcome back to the Summer Session of LodeStar’s Lending Leaders! This week, Jim gives an insider’s view on closing on his home purchase.

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