LodeStar Deeper Thoughts by Jim Paolino

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Jim Paolino, CEO


Deeper Thoughts is a weekly article discussing what’s on your mind and the minds of others in the mortgage industry. The plan is to discuss the things we’d talk about at a conference or before the start of a meeting. If you like what you see (even if you don’t!), please jump in. Contact me at jpaolino@lssoftwaresolutions.com. To sign up for the newsletter containing this blog, go to https://www.lodestarss.com/lodestar-report-signup/
September 22, 2020

Taking a moment to be grateful. – September 23rd, 2020

Issue #42: Taking a moment to be grateful. A lot going on in the world right now. A lot of bad things. A lot of volatility. […]
September 15, 2020

Remember to keep your head on straight during these surreal days. – September 16th, 2020

Issue #41: Remember to keep your head on straight during these surreal days. The 30-year average mortgage rate for a 30-year mortgage is 2.86% right now, […]
September 9, 2020

Now that (virtual) conference season is upon us, here’s what we’ve learned so far. – September 9th, 2020

Issue #40: Now that (virtual) conference season is upon us, here’s what we’ve learned so far.   A few of us at LodeStar have recently attended […]
September 2, 2020

Saddle up…buckle up…this ride may soon get even wilder. – September 2nd, 2020

Issue #39: Saddle up…buckle up…this ride may soon get even wilder.   I don’t have to use the hackneyed phrase “unprecedented times” for you to understand […]
August 26, 2020

High volume now is also an opportunity for improvement down the road – August 26th, 2020

Issue #38: High volume now is also an opportunity for improvement down the road.   I saw a good article in Housing Wire recently (you can […]
August 21, 2020

A different kind of conference from a different kind of mortgage association! – August 21st, 2020

Issue #37: A different kind of conference from a different kind of mortgage association!   From August 23 – 25, we’ll be participating in the technology […]