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  • Broker's top honour for community project: Humans of SKY

    Melbourne-based broker John Ng, owner of finance brokerage Money Jar Concept, has been recognised for his initiative that helps combat loneliness and isolation – a cause that has become all the more important during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Commercial finance: What is the current state of play?

    No one could have predicted the twists and turns that 2020 has delivered for the commercial property and finance market. But as we cautiously emerge from the worst of the pandemic, what does the road ahead look like for this sector?

  • Diversifying into SMSF LRBAs

    Through SMSF lending, brokers keen to diversify their offering can find opportunities to work with SMEs to help them achieve their wealth management goals

  • SMSF lending: resilience and opportunity

    Despite COVID-19 impacting demand for housing finance across the board, SMSF loans still hold promise for brokers keen to diversify in the future, says La Trobe chief lending officer

  • Bankrolling the business boom by Melanie Mingas

    As business conditions gain strength across Australia, Steve Lawrence, VP head of major commercial clients at La Trobe Financial, is supporting brokers to capitalise

  • The kings of capital by Melanie Mingas

    Innovating access to finance for SMEs, OnDeck is turning to its broker network to assist in delivering a projected $2bn in business capital by 2020

  • The power of knowledge by Melanie Mingas

    Arming brokers with the tools, insight and leads required for success, Blue Wealth CEO Tony Hayek reveals how value and service can be leveraged to accelerate business

  • Giving back to brokers by Melanie Mingas

    Exceeding its financial targets in 2017, NAB attributes a 15% increase in business to the broker channel. Now GM of broker distribution Steve Kane, has big plans to repay the favour

  • An attractive proposition by Melanie Mingas

    Brett Halliwell, GM of white-label pioneer Advantedge reveals the plans to increase digital capability and keep brokers ahead of the game

  • Getting to know you by Melanie Mingas

    Westpac’s Tony MacRae on broker education, training and customer relationships