Where Oh Where: Best Places to Retire

Written by Kathleen Heck on October 3, 2018
Retired Grandparents

Where Oh Where Oh Where* * The link is correlated to pretty much nothing. I just always wondered who cuts a dog’s ears … yes, I started with a digression. Recently, some friends were discussing where they eventually wanted to … Continue Reading


Is Polonious Full of Balonious? Paying Someone Else’s Mortgage

Written by Kathleen Heck on September 3, 2018
Person Giving Money

Is Polonius Full of Balonious? From literary devices, in Act-I, Scene-III of William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, Polonius counsels his son Laertes before he embarks on his visit to Paris. “He says, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; / For … Continue Reading


Amazon Prime… Rate? Will Amazon offer Mortgages?

Written by Kathleen Heck on April 27, 2018
Amazon Delivery Cat

AMAZON PRIME … RATE? Being as I am, this cracked me up. I had been reading about the future Amazon mortgage (or whatever snappy name it eventually takes). Therefore, I searched “Amazon Mortgage.” NOT surprisingly, the very first link to … Continue Reading


Crypto Night Mortgage – Blockchain and the Mortgage Market

Written by Kathleen Heck on March 1, 2018
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Night Mortgage? It’s all the rage. You cannot click on a news site without seeing something about it. Every industry is scrambling to understand how this should best be used by them. What is it? Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, … Continue Reading


Like a Fine Whine… How Age Affects MLOs

Written by Kathleen Heck on January 29, 2018
Like a Fine Whine

… like a fine whine … I get better with age.  SO sorry to completely annihilate an excellent and often repeated quote. [“I’m like a fine wine. I get better with age. The best is yet to come.” ― Richelle … Continue Reading


12 Days of Mortgage Christmas

Written by Kathleen Heck on November 30, 2017
Mortgage Christmas

I almost wanted to wait until New year’s Eve at 11:59 PM to compose this blog. It is a semblance of some mortgage and financial industry highlights (okay, lowlights) from the year 2017. But at the pace we’ve recently been … Continue Reading


Mortgage Thankfulness

Written by Kathleen Heck on November 20, 2017
Give Thanks Pumpkin

My Thanksgiving holiday is always associated with that held-in-hostage moment where no one can eat until every person has stated what they are most grateful for. This year, I may say that I most appreciate knowing every blog reader here … Continue Reading