Commission hikes a start, but not enough
An industry consultant has said that recent upward commission adjustments from some non-banks will not be enough to keep some brokers being pushed to the wall by low volumes
Brokers in demand amid rise of 'fifth pillar'
Yellow Brick Road and Macquarie have joined forces to offer a new range of mortgage products - and more competition in the banking sector is good news for brokers. We speak to Stephen Moore of Choice Aggregation Services and Patrick Tuttle of Pepper Home Loans for their thoughts on the so-called fifth pillar.
YBR clinches Macquarie mortgage funding
Mark Bouris has succeeded in making national news headlines with a deal that will see Macquarie Bank fund a new range of Yellow Brick Road-branded mortgage products through the franchise
Macquarie plugs broker SMSF opportunity
Macquarie's head of mortgage sales has reiterated his case for brokers to look at SMSFs as a new opportunity
Brokerage presses on-switch for financial planning
A brokerage has announced its proposed financial planning arm is now up and ready to go, with ‘key partners and suppliers’ confirmed
Non-majors grab more market share
New research reveals non-major market share of the broker channel has increased significantly, as more and more brokers turn their backs on the Big Four