13 winter reading list recommendations for mortgage exec bibliophiles

13 winter reading list recommendations for mortgage exec bibliophiles

Most of us wish we had more time to read, but life, work and binge-watching “Stranger Things” or “Ozark” can get in the way. Yet as the year creeps to a close and your year-end business winds down, this is the perfect time to enjoy a good book.

Got a holiday gift card burning a hole in your wallet? Pick up one of the following suggestions and bring it along on your next business trip.

President Obama once credited books with allowing him to “slow down and get perspective,” Oscar Wilde said “it is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it,” and novelist Elizabeth Hardwick has claimed that “the greatest gift is a passion for reading.”

Whether they illuminate a new way of looking at the world, or prompt clients to study up on personal finance strategies, books are a wonderful way to share insights with friends, colleagues and clients.

“Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them and it’s much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world,” author Neil Gaiman has said.

National Mortgage News asked mortgage industry executives about their favorite reads and how they’ve influenced their business practices.

With recommended reads from Chase Mortgage’s Mike Weinbach, New American Funding’s Patty Arvielo and more, check out these 13 books every mortgage pro should have on their winter reading list.

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