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  • BDMs to service planners, as well as brokers by Mackenzie McCarty

    Business development managers at ING Direct previously dedicated to the broking channel will now service financial planners as well after a wholesale service restructure at the second tier bank

  • $18bn rate cut gap leaves borrowers poorer by Caroline Dann

    New research shows the majors have ‘charged’ their borrowers an extra $18bn by not passing on the RBA’s rate cuts to standard variables over the past five years

  • Partnership creates new revenue stream for brokers by Caroline Dann

    A mortgage manager has signed a deal with a major property investment firm, which it says will create additional income streams for brokers

  • Stretch credit code to cover small business: Sayer by Mackenzie McCarty

    Mortgage House CEO Ken Sayer has claimed the national credit code should cover self-employed mum and dads, who he says are at risk from banks who promised to support them

  • A big bonus may just kill you by Caroline Dann

    We know brokers aren't the lucky recipients of bank executive-style bonuses, so the latest US research should give you a bit of morbid satisfaction

  • Housing supply trails below decade average by Mackenzie McCarty

    New housing supply data from the ABS shows that housing supply continues to fall away as demand for new dwellings ramps up