Market Talk

  • A closer look at SMSF lending

    SMSF-lending-based property assets have increased from under 5% to over 20% of total assets from 2012 to the present day. Thinktank’s Per Anderson and La Trobe Financial’s Cory Bannister discuss whether this growth can be sustained, the drivers, and the inherent risks brokers should be aware of

  • Getting ahead of the curve

    Aaron Milburn, Pepper Money GM of mortgages and commercial lending, explains how the group is ideally positioned to help brokers thrive in the incoming era of heightened compliance

  • The international broker

    Junhao Sun, MD and founder of AUSUN Finance, tells Australian Broker how he leveraged a cultural market niche to build an award-winning, diversified brokerage in just over five years

  • Better together

    Pressured by economic conditions and lending restrictions, SMEs are increasingly turning to brokers for support. But in the face of such complexity, how can the third party channel deliver? From referral partnerships to advisory boards, Australian Broker explores the answers

  • The solutions architect by Melanie Mingas

    Sensing trouble on the horizon in the business credit space, Fifo Capital CEO Wayne Morris is heading a series of product innovations that will support Australia’s private sector to tackle its cash flow conundrums

  • Primed to lead by Melanie Mingas

    With its prime loans now outperforming its core product suite, Pepper Money is poised to dominate a new sector of the non-bank mortgage space. Aaron Milburn, director of sales and distribution, tells Australian Broker what this means for the market

  • The customer is always right by Melanie Mingas

    ASIC’s latest report reveals concerning trends around the expectations placed on brokers, as well as the financial literacy of consumers. Australian Broker examines the findings and how they could influence future regulation of the industry

  • The business builders by Melanie Mingas

    Supporting mortgage brokers to reach beyond resi, FAST has added a new alternative lender to its panel, OnDeck Australia. CEOs Brendan Wright and Cameron Poolman explain why it’s a match made in heaven for SME clients

  • The power of connection by Melanie Mingas

    How industry players are harnessing tech to prioritise and protect the customer in this age of digital efficiency

  • Inspiring Change by Melanie Mingas

    This year, the FAST Women in Business series welcomed more than 400 delegates across five events. Designed to empower, inspire and connect professionals from all walks of life, this is just one way the aggregation group is supporting more people to succeed in broking