Podcast

Finding the Perfect Successor with MDR and Associates

Matt Rivello believes selling a business isn’t just about the transaction, it’s about finding the right successor. A seller wants to pass on their legacy to someone who will respect and continue it, not just abandon ship. On the flip side, buyers are also seeking a smooth handover, a process that requires careful research and…

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AI’s Impact on Businesses

AI has been a game-changer in the business world. The adoption of chat GPT, a large language model, has been unprecedented, making it the fastest-adopted technology in history. This technology, now accessible to all, offers profound advantages to businesses. Dan Clarke sits down with Fanny Dunagan to discuss a technology company that compared a project…

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Mortgage Products Evolution Since the Great Divide

In 2008, the financial landscape was marred by B-class and C-class mortgage products, reminiscent of scenes from "The Big Short." Chaz Guinn and Bob Repass highlight a significant yet often overlooked detail: the strategic defaults on non-owner-occupied properties, which played a crucial role in the crisis. The term "underwater" was prevalent during this period, describing…

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Unlocking the Path to Fame

"Going for It" is a book that encapsulates the idea that fame isn’t an inherited privilege but a product of individual effort and public embrace. Join Paul Salfen as he navigates through his narrative, filled with unexpected twists and lacking a clear roadmap—reflecting the shared experiences of many who dared to explore uncharted paths. Discover…

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From Small Town Boy to Wall Street Executive

Starting with an accounting degree from the University of Texas at El Paso, Ransom Jones fulfilled his dream of becoming a partner at KPMG, specializing in insurance taxation. His path then led him to Goldman Sachs and a role as CFO of his brother’s company. Despite challenges, Ransom persevered. Returning to New York City, he…

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From Passion to Profession: Kristin Juszczyk’s Fashion Career Journey

Kristin Juszczyk (@kristinjuszczyk) shares her inspiring journey from fashion enthusiast to successful entrepreneur on @nbcf’s podcast, Hope Ignited. Tired of wearing the same 49ers t-shirts to her husband’s games, Kristin craved a more stylish option that simply wasn’t available. Determined to stand out, she took matters into her own hands. Equipped with a sewing machine,…

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The Secret to Small Business Liquidity

Russell Duckworth says navigating the financial landscape can feel pretty overwhelming, especially for new or growing businesses. Lots of small businesses out there are on the hunt for a line of credit, but they hit a roadblock because they don’t have enough assets to put up as collateral. But here’s the good news! According to…

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Bartending and Human Connection

According to Carey Stinson, in the world of bartending, age and gender are irrelevant. What truly matters is people’s ability to master the craft, connect with people, and provide a listening ear. For instance, take a woman who, amidst her divorce and retirement uncertainties, finds solace in sharing her story with a bartender. Or envision…

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Discovering Love in Unexpected Careers

According to Tania Daniel, the future of the International Factoring Association (IFA) is shaping up to be an exciting one, with a strong focus on engaging the next generation of factoring professionals. Factoring, though not a career many initially aspire to, has a unique allure that often captures those who stumble upon it. In an…

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The Power of Consistency

At the tender age of 13, @justinroethlingshoefer plunged into the world of health and wellness, striving to be his best self. At this age, in the middle of a hard hockey season, his father gave him a piece of advice that would change his whole life. "Talent will get you noticed, but consistency will get…

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