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LodeStar curates a variety of content through our Lending Lenders
podcast, Reports newsletter, and Deeper Thoughts blog.

Lending Leaders

More Than Just Surviving

LodeStar’s Alayna Gardner chats with the indefatigable Liz Short, CEO of Short Solutions, about how to do more than just “Survive Till ’25.”

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Doing It Again”

Horace collects information from a borrower.

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Deeper Thoughts

Why Data Management Matters

When Ron joined LodeStar two and a half years ago, the first order of business was instilling a sense of cohesion to the company’s fee management processes.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“The Fed”

How people think the Fed works…

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Lending Leaders

A Better World Through PMI

This week’s guest is a new friend, Nomi Smith, Founder and CEO of PMI Rate Pro. She and Jim Paolino chat about Nomi’s amazing story, her journey into mortgage lending, and her expertise in the world of mortgage insurance.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Sea Turtle Dealership”

Octavia talks with a client about her upcoming closing.

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Lending Leaders

Key Takeaways from MBA 2023

Two hosts for the price of one! Jim and Alayna regroup at LodeStar HQ to recap MBA Annual 2023 in Philadelphia. They discuss key takeaways, shifts in focus in mortgage tech, and—of course—Philly food.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“NAR Lawsuit”

Horace and Octavia discuss the NAR lawsuit.

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Lending Leaders

How to Be Unbreakable

This week Lending Leaders features an awesome conversation between LodeStar’s own Alayna Gardner and Equity Capital Mortgage Group’s Rick Rucker on how to be unbreakable in tough times and tough markets.

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