MWM’s Recommended Good Reads
Women Breaking Barriers!
Based on comprehensive reporting and dozens of interviews, Shaky
Ground by bestselling author Bethany McLean, chronicles the story
of Fannie and Freddie seven years after the meltdown, and tells us why
homeownership finance is now one of the biggest unsolved issues of today.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were created by Congress to serve the American Dream
of homeownership. By the end of the century, they had become extremely profitable and
powerful companies, instrumental in putting millions of Americans in their homes. So, why
does the government now want them dead?
Social scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage,
vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. But living a brave life is not always
easy: We are, inevitably, going to stumble and fall.
It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising
Strong. As a grounded theory researcher, Brown has listened as a range
of people—from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists,
couples in long-term relationships, teachers, and parents—shared their stories of being
brave, falling, and getting back up.
In Mortgage Matters: Demystifying the Loan Approval Maze,
seasoned residential mortgage loan officer Sylvia M. Gutiérrez walks you
step-by-step through the lending process, providing tools and tips, in language you can understand.
This mortgage book explains the thoughts behind lender's questions, illustrates
the implications of your answers, and provides an easy-to-follow blueprint of the mortgage
application process. It’s a great guide to help consumers understand our complex process!
A how-to guide for entrepreneurs and salespeople – this book is full of fun,
valuable, and relatable advice wrapped up in the memories and life lessons of a
memoir. Crazy Lucky Girl: Do YOU Have the Keys to Success?
This book will teach and inspire readers to reach beyond what they
think is possible to successfully accomplish their own personal and
professional business goals.