Maintaining a Strong Company Culture With Remote Employees: Key Strategies for Leaders

Even before the start of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses worldwide were moving toward remote and hybrid workforces. With the rise in digital technologies and productivity tools, the trend of remote work continues to grow. In fact, by 2028, it’s estimated that 73 percent of all teams will have remote workers (1). This major shift in …

New Technology: Are You Ready to Do Away With Some Passwords and Increase Security?

Some prominent IT industry leaders are pushing to expedite the transition away from device passwords, replacing them by using cell phones as “passkeys.” The plan is to begin by taking advantage of alternative authentication technologies including biometrics that are already built into newer mobile devices and computers. How will mobile device passkeys work? You likely …

Selling a Home As-Is: The Best Way to Sell a Home When You Are the Trustee of a Trust

If you are now the trustee of a trust and an inherited home is one of the assets in this trust, as the trustee or manager of this property, you have a duty to act in the beneficiaries’ best interests. As the trustee, you also have legal title to the assets in this trust and …

Beyond Refinancing: How Resetting Your Mortgage Could Save You a Ton of Money

When interest rates fall, the rush to refinance begins. Homeowners flood into their bank branches, clog up the telephone lines and fire up their email accounts, all in an attempt to lower their interest rate and save money on the monthly mortgage. Refinancing in a low interest rate environment certainly makes sense, but the process …

The best way to describe commercial financing on 2021? Resilient

  Resilient. That’s how Joseph Platt, senior vice president with the Kansas City, Missouri, office of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, would describe the commercial financing business today. Yes, this industry has faced challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s no surprise. But Platt said that requests for financing have remained steady throughout most of the …