FBAA news

  • Professional associations should stay away from pricing, says mentor by Calida Smylie

    New brokers need to have their wits about them when engaging a mentor, but professional associations should not get involved in pricing, believes an experienced mentor. Plus, FBAA's Peter White defends his decision to speak up

  • ‘Scandalous’ practice ripping off new brokers, industry head claims by Calida Smylie

    New brokers are being ripped off by so-called ‘mentors’ charging exorbitant fees but delivering little, claims the head of a professional association

  • Comment of the Week goes to... by AB

    The major furore last week centred on APRA’s announcement of its draft residential mortgage lending guidelines, which highlighted some mortgage broker practices as a risk

  • Vendor financiers to join broker association by Calida Smylie

    A professional association is targeting vendor financiers across the country to bring them into the finance broker fold, but its CEO said that won't affect the focus on its current membership

  • Associations come out swinging at APRA by Calida Smylie

    The chiefs of both broker associations have attacked APRA's recently-released draft residential mortgage lending guidelines, which could unfairly target brokers

  • Comment of the Week goes to... by AB

    The hot topic of the week yet again centres around cancelled accreditation – but this time an industry meeting has been called to do something about it