Category: George’s Update

26 Nov

George’s Update | All In

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! I hope all of you enjoyed whatever it is that makes you happy and allowed you to reflect on all the things for which you are thankful. During this time of year, you can have your turkey, family squabbles, football, more football, and more turkey,  but for me this is the time

23 Mar

George’s Updates | “You Got a Friend”

First things first…no more daylight saving time! Now that I got that out of the way, let’s talk about what we want to become in your lives—a friend. Looking at our remittances (which are again on another record pace), it is interesting to see that the closer our relationship is with an agent, the greater

19 Jan

George’s Updates | The Last Dance…

Happy 2018! As says Chris said in his Blog, 2017 was a record year for FNTI and that is only because of you, our agents. I took a break from blogging the past two months, because I had nothing to say. (By the lack of response to my absence, I was not missed!) Last night

20 Oct

George’s Updates | Fall

“Summer has come and passed the innocent can never last, wake me up when September ends.” – Green Day “We can still find a way ‘Cause nothin’ last forever, Even cold November rain.” – Guns N Roses The month between the months mentioned in songs between my youngest (Green Day) and my (GNR) favorite bands

21 Aug

George’s Updates | Random Acts of Awesomeness

Happy August! With summer winding down and the kids heading back to school, it’s time to recharge the batteries and hit fall with a fury. We at FNTI start each day with a plan, but often it doesn’t end up the way we envisioned it.  I know that this is probably also true with our

21 Jul

George’s Updates | Enthusiasm

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Enthusiasm is a bubble that should never be burst.” – George Howard Stablein While the above statements come from two scholars from differing levels of notoriety, the overriding theory is this:   If you do not like and thus are not enthusiastic of what you do; you

23 Jun

George’s Updates | Never Duplicated

IMITATION – “A thing intended to simulate or copy something else.” “Imitation is the greatest form of flattery.” – Charles Caleb Colton “There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.” – Audre Lorde With the many “how’s” we have discussed recently concerning ways we endeavor to earn your business, your gracious remittances

19 May

George’s Updates | The Best Collection of All

I was in Lubbock last week and while reading the city magazine, I came across a quote from local Restaurateur David Campisi, “Some people collect art. We like to collect relationships.” While we don’t sell veal parmesan or shrimp Alfredo in the title industry, the above quote rings just as true for us. We have

24 Apr

George’s Updates | Spring…

In A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway wrote: When spring came, even the false spring, there are no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil the day was people and if you could keep them from making engagements, each day had no limits. People are always the limiters of happiness except for the