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Our mortgage industry blog, MGIC Connects, is where experts share their insights beyond private mortgage insurance to help readers learn about mortgage finance, housing trends, real estate news and social media in the mortgage industry.

US Economy Shows Slow, Steady Progress

As reported in MGIC’s Market Trend Analysis Report, the US economy grew at a somewhat slower rate over the first 2 quarters of the year. This slower rate of growth was partially attributed to a few key events from the year.

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Why It’s Okay to Have Student Loan Debt

Start with the fact that student loan debt is not like credit card debt. Debt, regardless of the type, is essentially borrowing from your future self. But student loan debt is also an investment in your future. Simply put, you will be more employable and earn more with a college degree.

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4 Ways to Use Facebook Live Videos for Business

I’ve been a fan of Facebook Live videos since they picked up speed in the first half of 2016. Social media is about being authentic and real with your audience, and Facebook Live videos for business are nothing short of that. In fact, I found that the videos done well are almost addictive.

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Making a Case for Deep Coverage Mortgage Insurance

The US housing finance system remains unchanged since 2008, when the Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA) placed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) into conservatorship. As a result, the GSEs continue to present a significant risk exposure to the taxpayers. See how Deep Coverage Mortgage Insurance can help.

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