Features

  • Leading industry figures take on new roles by Antony Field

    The fi nance world is a fast-changing one, and it can be hard keeping track of career moves. Meet the people appointed to new positions in the world of banking, lending and broking

  • Training brokers to help vulnerable clients by Antony Field

    Brokers are experts on financial matters, but what happens when their clients face domestic violence? To help train brokers on how to handle situations like these, the MFAA is partnering with Accidental Counsellor, whose CEO, Cutty Felton, talks to Australian Broker about what the program will offer

  • In the hot seat: Sam Farha by Antony Field

    Sam Farha is a mortgage broker with more than 10 years’ experience in banking and finance in roles at Bendigo Bank, CBA, Westpac and Macquarie. In February he joined the brokerage team at LendWealth in Sydney

  • Commercial lending comes of age by Donelle Brooks

    Commercial broking is becoming more confi dent and sophisticated, argues Lend’s head of third party, Donelle Brooks. As the alternative fi nance sector grows, commercial brokers are fi nding more nuanced solutions to their clients’ needs, such as compounded products

  • Broker on broker: Madhu Chaudhuri by Antony Field

    A mortgage broker since 2006, Madhu Chaudhuri runs Sydney brokerage Finance & Mortgage Solutions. The MFAA 2018 Residential Finance Broker Award winner and former architect answers questions about referral networks, diversification, loan turnaround times and market share

  • A big deal: Matthew Atkin and Sean Lester by Matthew Atkin and Sean Lester

    Melbourne-based Atlas Broker specialises in equipment and property finance. Brokers Matthew Atkin and Sean Lester helped a business client who was frustrated by their current bank and wanted to refinance to a more progressive bank that better understood the needs of the business