About our podcast

Mortgage Connects explores the minds and experiences of mortgage industry and lending innovators to bring our audience candid views on critical mortgage industry developments, and influential insights about the unique challenges that lie ahead.

Our hosts interview top mortgage pros and thought leaders across the industry – from proven LOs to established CEOs – who have wide-ranging expertise to provide the best insights on:

  • Market trends
  • Best practices
  • Marketing & referral strategies
  • Training
  • The future of the mortgage industry

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Mortgage Connects episode categories

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    Top originators

    Strategies, tips and advice from some of the mortgage industry's top originators.

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    Mortgage professionals discuss how they approach their work through the lens of diversity.

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    Industry insights

    Insider insights on what's happening in the industry, including the latest trends and forecasts.

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    Training and development programs and tactics to boost industry knowledge and build professional skills.

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    All episodes

    A comprehensive list of all episodes of Mortgage Connects.

Our listeners

We inspire our audience of mortgage professionals to:

  • Feel empowered by actionable takeaways they can use to elevate their influence and take their business to the next level
  • Gain awareness of industry trends and best practices that will positively affect their everyday business decisions

Stephanie Budnik, Host

Mortgage Connects is hosted by Stephanie Budnik, who came to MGIC in 2015 with a background in teaching. Stephanie is a natural listener who’s passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and interested in what has led to others’ success.

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