Diploma deadline to bring association ‘chop’
The impending MFAA Diploma deadline may see many brokers flock to rival associations – or to no association at all.
ING Direct against ‘double jeopardy’
ING Direct has come out against segmentation, which the bank says puts consumers at risk of playing ‘double jeopardy’
Compliance certificates prove a pitfall
Many brokers may have gotten their Annual Compliance Certificates wrong, according to a compliance expert.
Inside this issue
Coalface: Making sense of JV’s
One aggregator is pursuing JV’s with likeminded professions, rather than a previously planned path of training up brokers.
Opinion: The truth about vals
Are valuations too conservative? An expert explains the difference between price, worth and value.
Insight: Three successful broker traits
The best brokers have ingrained habits that are part of their routine. Former top broker Stuart Wemyss explains.
People: Westpac’s Kokoda challenge
Westpac’s Queensland broker state manager has helped win a grant from the bank for one local not for profit.
Insider: Logic in reverse
It’s sometimes difficult dealing with lenders who want to tick boxes that don’t exist, writes Insider