WFG News
June 10, 2024

WFG Insights – June 2024: WFG’s Patrick Stone on Tackling Affordability Issues. What it will take and how long.

In the latest Installment of the WFG Insights podcast, WFG Chairman and Founder Patrick Stone discusses the current state of the housing market and the issue of affordability. Stone mentions that inflation is starting to come under control and predicts that the Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates twice…
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WFG News
June 4, 2024

WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDER PATRICK F. STONE AND ECONOMIST BILL CONERLY, Ph.D. TO HOST THE ‘WFG 2ND QUARTER ECONOMIC OUTLOOK’ WEBINAR ON JUNE 18TH

The popular and influential webinar features analysis and insights from both industry leaders, followed by an interactive Q&A session. Portland, Ore., June 4, 2024 – The second quarterly installment of WFG’s"Quarterly Economic Outlook," an informative and influential webinar featuring Williston Financial Group (WFG) Chairman and Founder Patrick F. Stone and…
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WFG News
May 15, 2024

WFG Fosters Collaboration, Bringing Title Agents Together During its First-Ever Agency Executive Summit

In late March, WFG officially kicked off its ambitious Agent 2.0 initiative by hosting its first-ever Agency Executive Summit, an invitation-only event for executives from both existing and prospective customers within the company’s extensive Title Agency Network. The landmark event provided WFG’s network of title agency executives with a unique…
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WFG News
May 14, 2024

WFG Insights – May 2024: Patrick Stone Sets the Record Straight on Stagflation

With the second half of Q2 now underway, WFG Chairman and Founder Patrick Stone downplays talk of economic stagflation, providing historic references, and predicts at least one Fed rate cut in the second half of 2024, perhaps as early as Q3. Stone, who believes the year will finish strong, also…
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WFG News
May 9, 2024

WFG NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY APPOINTS DAN HASSEN AS SVP, SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MANAGER FOR ITS AGENCY DIVISION

Portland, Ore., May 9, 2024 – WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG), a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential transactions nationwide, has appointed 40-plus-year industry veteran Dan Hassen as Senior Vice President and Southwest Regional Manager for the company’s Agency Operations.…
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WFG News
April 9, 2024

Title Insurance Industry Leader Patrick Stone Offers Critical Observations, Predictions, and Strategic Advice During WFG’s Q1 Economic Outlook Webinar

Now in its fifth year, WFG kicked off its Q1 2024 Quarterly Economic Outlook series with a live presentation during the company’s inaugural Agency Executive Summit in March, an invitation-only event for executives of existing and prospective customers within the company’s Agency Network. The event provided WFG’s Agent Network executives…
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WFG News
March 28, 2024

How to empower your team to spot cybersecurity risks

In the increasingly digital landscape, cybersecurity risks pose a significant challenge, particularly for businesses handling sensitive information in the title insurance, mortgage, and real estate sectors. Bruce Phillips, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for MyHome, underscores the vital role employees play as the first line of defense…
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WFG News
March 27, 2024

Q1 2024 Quarterly Economic Outlook webinar with WFG Chairman and Founder Patrick Stone and economist Bill Conerly, PhD

Entering its fifth year with momentum, WFG launched its Q1 2024 Economic Outlook series with a dynamic live audience presentation during the company's first-ever Agency Executive Summit in March. This exclusive event included top-level executives from both current and prospective members of the WFG Agency Network, providing them with an…
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WFG News
March 18, 2024

The 2024 Innovations Award Winners Are …

The Executive Team of PROGRESS in Lending has named the work done by WFG National Title Insurance Company a top industry innovation. WFG’s DecisionPoint® technology harnesses AI, automation, and national and proprietary databases to streamline and automate formerly manual internal production processes, saving time and money on every title order,…
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WFG News
February 23, 2024

WFG Insights – February 2024: Patrick Stone Offers a Cautiously Optimistic Outlook for the Second Half of 2024

As we enter the second half of Q1, persistent inflation and a constrained supply of housing inventory continue to present notable challenges for the real estate industry. Consumer credit card debt and income disparity are both on the rise as well, and our national debt has reached an all-time high.…
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