The bidding period for the aggregation firm has been finalised with a number of parties expressing interest
A new public reporting regime will see brokers offer key info to consumers while aggregators and lenders report to ASIC
Areas of worry around a new government include impacts on mortgage sales, changes to negative gearing and tighter immigration policies
This growth has been attributed to poor retail investment returns elsewhere with Millennials most likely to jump on board
One training provider is tackling the issue of funding for new-to-industry brokers while raising awareness of broking as a viable profession.
Global credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has warned Australian banks face a more challenging environment in 2014.
The chief economist of a major bank has placed the blame for the current housing market squarely on the shoulders of the central banks.
Lenders, aggregators and brokers have hit back at accusations by consumer spokesgroup CHOICE that "lax" lending standards and high LVR loans are putting consumers at risk.
A major aggregator has boosted its settlement numbers by more than 40% in the past year.
Financial confidence amongst Australian households has continued its upward trajectory in the second week of 2014.