Feature Story

  • World of opportunities in commercial lending

    Brokers are being encouraged to expand into commercial loans, with non-bank lenders offering flexible products designed for SMEs. Benefits for brokers include higher commissions, stronger client relationships and diversified income

  • 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

  • Bringing lenders and businesses together

    Sydney commercial finance broker Rachel Hind knew she had to act when she talked to many small business owners who didn’t know where to turn to access loans following a COVID-19 lockdown

  • Educating brokers a long-term investment by Antony Field

    Change is the only constant in finance, from evolving regulations to new digital lending products and government support for SMEs, so it’s essential that brokers and BDMs are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to keep up

  • SME lending presents world of opportunities by Antony Field

    Small businesses are the engine room of the economy, and while the pandemic threw a spanner in the works, SMEs are now returning to peak performance

  • Celebrating the industry’s best by Antony Field

    The event celebrates its 20th anniversary this year

  • 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

  • Mortgage Ezy invests in children's future by Antony Field

    Non-bank lender Mortgage Ezy is transforming the lives of 12 high school students in Kenya, setting up direct intervention education scholarships to help them find a way out of poverty