MFAA news

  • Micro lenders next to cop ASIC rebuke by Ben Abbott

    Pay-day and other short-term lenders are the second credit segment to be singled out for not fully meeting responsible lending requirements

  • The coalface: Paul Hunt, Darwin Home Loans by Ben Abbott

    Darwin broker numbers are dwindling as compliance and the tough market take their toll, but for Darwin Home Loans director Paul Hunt there is plenty of upside

  • ASIC, MFAA clash over verification by Ben Abbott

    Credit regulator ASIC and the MFAA are at odds over the verification onus being placed on brokers, but according to ASIC's Greg Kirk, it is not possible for brokers to shirk their responsibilities

  • ASIC site removes broker bashing by Adam Smith

    An ASIC consumer site which previously warned consumers they may be better off dealing with a lender than going through a broker has been changed to cast brokers in a more favourable light

  • Aussies poised, but in no hurry to buy by Adam Smith

    Aussie consumers have no plans to jump into the property market, even though savings are up and mortgage stress is down

  • No 'dancing girls', but Adelaide to put brokers centre stage by Adam Smith

    Adelaide Bank will launch a consumer rebrand this week that won't be 'dancing girls and elephants', but will actively promote broker use, Damian Percy has said