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What AAPL’s Ethics Committee Sees as the Top Ethical Challenge Facing Private Lenders Today

By |2020-05-12T18:58:30+00:00May 12th, 2020|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Visit aaplonline.com/ethics for more on our Code of Ethics Mike Hanna, Managing Partner, Investmark Mortgage, LLC “Bait and switch” lending and truth in advertising are the top ethical challenges in the marketplace today. There are more lenders now than there were just a few years ago, and the lending environment has become hypercompetitive in some [...]

By |2020-05-12T18:58:30+00:00May 12th, 2020|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Private Lender Scam Alert: What You Need to Know

By |2020-04-29T16:15:01+00:00April 29th, 2020|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

AAPL can help you identify scammers and offers important tips for curtailing their activity. “Hello, you’ve reached the American Association of Private Lenders. How can I help you?” “Hi, I don’t know if I’m calling the right place, but I found you online and was wondering if you could help me. I wanted to check [...]

By |2020-04-29T16:15:01+00:00April 29th, 2020|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

From the Corner Office

By |2020-03-03T20:44:28+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

If you thought 2019 was a big year for AAPL, you ain’t seen nothing yet (to quote one of the top songs of the 70s and, yes, it’s Bachman Turner Overdrive, if you’re wracking your brain). We’re opening the decade with our best foot forward as the private lending industry’s oldest and largest trade association. [...]

By |2020-03-03T20:44:28+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Earning Your Team’s Buy-In

By |2019-10-09T17:57:09+00:00October 9th, 2019|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Strategies for breaking down barriers that stifle projects, progress and profits. Whether you’re the Big Kahuna or middle management, you wake up every morning knowing the buck stops with you at the crossroad of Leadership and Management in your own little metropolis of Boss Town. At times, this puts you in the uncomfortable position of [...]

By |2019-10-09T17:57:09+00:00October 9th, 2019|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Analyzing Your Company Culture

By |2019-04-15T17:39:46+00:00April 15th, 2019|Manage & Lead|0 Comments

7 Questions to ask yourself about job satisfaction and employee intention Can you paint a picture of your company as one that listens and validates employees’ opinions? Rewards hard work? Creates an enviable work culture? Uncovering ways your company culture misses the mark can lead to improvements in productivity, overall work-life balance—and your bottom line. [...]

By |2019-04-15T17:39:46+00:00April 15th, 2019|Manage & Lead|0 Comments

You’re Ugly on Camera

By |2019-02-18T17:47:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|Manage & Lead|0 Comments

10 Tips for lighting up the small screen On camera interviews are an effective way to create awareness about your brand, put a human face to your company name, and manage a crisis. The web is packed with examples of failed interviews. Even the media is quick to poke fun at on-air faux pas, proving [...]

By |2019-02-18T17:47:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|Manage & Lead|0 Comments

Demystifying Trademarks & Copyrights

By |2019-02-18T18:08:07+00:00February 14th, 2019|Fraud Protection/Prevention, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Knowing the difference between the terms can help you protect your business. We’ve all heard the terms “trademarks” and “copyrights” a million times. But what do they actually mean?   Trademarks and copyrights are two of the three types of “intellectual property” (the third is patents). They may seem similar, but they cover two totally different aspects of owning your unique creative work (aka your [...]

By |2019-02-18T18:08:07+00:00February 14th, 2019|Fraud Protection/Prevention, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Private Lender Advocacy is Missing its Mark

By |2019-04-05T17:17:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislation, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Private lenders like you work tirelessly to grow your business and push the industry out of niche obscurity into a viable alternative to traditional lending. Still, there is one glaring arena where you have missed the mark: representing yourselves in the halls of state and federal legislatures. The fate of issues that impact private real [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:17:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislation, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

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