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Do you dread “Smonday?” (That’s when Sunday stops feeling like a Sunday, and the anxiety of Monday kicks in.) Here is something to dread. All this talk about MLOs losing their jobs to automation, or real estate agents losing their job to internet options. Automation, algorithms, and artificial intelligence have already reduced the amount of human labor in specialty manufacturing, warehouse parcel delivery and resume screening. A new report from analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch estimates the rise of automation could make up to 800 million jobs (nearly half of all jobs worldwide) obsolete by 2035. Guess we’ll all sit around playing Sudoku and selling Hot Wheels or Matchbox sets back and forth on eBay. Seriously, the personal touch is critical in lending. I guess…(read more)

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