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  • Finance leaders give back

    Executives from the finance world gathered in cities across Australia last month to sleep rough for one night during the 2021 Vinnies CEO Sleepout. They raised millions of dollars in the fight against homelessness

  • Diversifying income stream with SMSF loans

    Self-managed super funds can offer mortgage brokers a valuable addition to their usual income stream. Non-bank lenders Thinktank and Liberty reveal how easy it is for brokers to navigate loans to SMSFs

  • 86 400 deal boosts competition by Rebecca Schot-Guppy

    Rebecca Schot-Guppy is CEO of peak fintech body FinTech Australia, which represents and supports more than 300 Australian fintech companies. She has welcomed NAB's full acquisition of neobank 86 400 as a watershed moment for the sector

  • Broker on broker: Jenel McClelland by Antony Field

    Jenel McClelland has been a mortgage broker for almost 30 years. The founder of Lake Macquarie family business Green Apples Finance Australia began her career in finance at Rural Bank in 1979. Here, she answers questions about women in the industry, scaling up, diversification and the end of JobKeeper

  • Creating opportunities for women in broking by Antony Field

    As the world celebrates International Women's Day, Jane Counsel, lead adviser on the MFAA's Opportunities for Women program, is hoping the finance industry will come together to encourage more females to become brokers

  • A big deal: Sze Chuah by Sze Chuah

    MPA Top 100 broker Sze Chuah is the director of MLS Finance, a Sydney brokerage specialising in property companies and investors. Chuah navigated a tricky situation to help a property investor, who had a sizeable debt on his home, refinance his loans

  • Commercial promises customer growth by Antony Field

    As Australia continues to recover from 2020's pandemic-driven recession, the commercial loan market is also picking up speed and brokers are being encouraged to get on board

  • Aussie housing markets rise at fastest speed for nearly 20 years by Mike Wood

    Record growth in house prices down to these three features