Analysis

  • A risky business or safe as houses?

    It’s been a difficult year for property owners, with all aspects of the real estate industry impacted by the pandemic. Do the events of 2020 highlight just how risky property investing is – or are they just a bump in the road for an otherwise relatively secure asset class?

  • Are Australians better off financially now?

    When the federal government began delivering hundreds of billions of dollars worth of stimulus packages and grants in March, some Australians wound up better off financially than they were before the pandemic hit. But where are we headed from here?

  • The end of easy money by Melanie Mingas

    A new set of rules around credit cards could see thousands of consumers forced to consolidate their debts

  • Reacting to the royal commission by Melanie Mingas

    Brokers have their say on the royal commission's interim report

  • The challenger bank by Melanie Mingas

    The newly merged Finsure and Goldfields Money will provide lending solutions via broker distribution, but with a digital twist. Goldfields Money executive director and CEO Simon Lyons explains

  • Talking trail by Melanie Mingas

    Trail Homes founder Nick Young explains how brokers can cash in on their trail book

  • Raising the bar for SME lending by Melanie Mingas

    Australian Broker examines the benefits of the new Code of Lending for Australia's 2.1m SMEs

  • Addressing the perception gap by Melanie Mingas

    When it comes to gender balance, new research from MFAA confirms that perception is just as important as participation