AB issue 9.11

by AB07 Jun 2012

Top stories

 

Bank desire to kill off brokers ‘truly dead’

Brokers have been asked to change an ‘us versus them’  mentality long-since abandoned by major lenders

 

Homeloans’ Refund buy a ‘free kick’

The Refund saga has ended with Homeloans’ purchase of the business, which it expects will provide it a boost in the marketplace

 

MFAA explains Diploma extension

A ‘massive backlog’ in processing Diploma hopefuls caused the MFAA to push back its deadline for new minimum education standards

 

Inside this issue

 

People: Broker goes to Vegas

One broker is off to try his fortunes in Vegas, after winning an industry competition for a trip to the gambling mecca

 

Forum: Deadline furore

You’d think brokers might be happy with some Diploma breathing space, but not so, say our online readers

 

Insight: Meditation for success

You’ve tried sales courses and conferences – but have you tried meditation? This brain experiment could boost your business

 

Q&A: Surety amidst uncertainty

Mortgage insurance can sometimes appear opaque to brokers, but not after this Q&A with Jenny Boddington

 

Insider: MFAA fame and frivolity

Some jokes got a laugh, others didn’t, but one thing’s for sure, someone got real famous among brokers.