Breaking news

  • Vow Financial opens up webinars to industry by BN

    Aggregator Vow Financial has kicked off the year by launching a series of webinars that will be open to all brokers via their Facebook pages - not only its member brokers

  • Consumers subdued despite rate reprieve by Ben Abbott

    Consumers are less confident than they were prior to the RBA's cash rate cuts in November and December - though things may have been worse without these cuts, according to Westpac

  • 'Three pronged attack' required to boost building by Adam Smith

    The HIA has claimed the gloom hanging over home building looks set to continue, and has called for a "three pronged attack" to address the sector's woes

  • Class action success deemed unlikely by Ben Abbott

    Any class action mounted by disgruntled mortgage borrowers alleging irresponsible lending by banks has been deemed unlikely to succeed

  • Borrowers attack principal after cuts by Ben Abbott

    Mortgage clients are using the boon brought by interest rate cuts to get busy reducing the outstanding principal on their loans

  • 'Grow up', brokers tell class action clients by Ben Abbott

    With brokers now subject to responsible lending obligations, they think borrowers should be obliged to do a little more responsible borrowing