Broker steals $170,000 from client: What makes brokers go bad?
A South Australian broker pleaded guilty yesterday to stealing $170,000 from a client - but what makes members of an overall honest industry go shady?
Are your referral partners convicted criminals?
Brokers undergo strict background checks before becoming accredited - but some of their closest referral partners could be convicted criminals
More than 130 brokers sign up for MFAA SMSF lending accreditation
More than 130 MFAA credit advisers have signed up for the association's SMSF lending accreditation program as the market sector swells
MFAA credit adviser campaign off to 'astounding' start, but are brokers happy?
MFAA CEO, Phil Naylor, is thrilled with the results so far of the group's re-branding campaign, but not all brokers - or rather, credit advisers - are happy
Comment of the Week goes to Thomas
At Australian Broker, we love a bit of healthy discussion, which is why we honour our favourite comment each week with a lofty little title. Drum roll please... This week’s winning comment comes from ‘Thomas’ and relates to last Friday’s article on whether the term ‘mortgage broker’ should be axed in favour of the term ‘credit adviser’.
Paul Eldridge: The joy of learning
With the Diploma behind them and the industry taking some time to recoup after the rush to the MFAA’s educational deadline, brokers may not want to see the inside of the classroom for some time.