Market Talk

  • The business builders

    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

    Empowered by a new generation of connected technology, not to mention forward-thinking lenders and aggregators, broking is more efficient than ever before. However, when it comes to building a successful business, there’s only one connection that really matters

  • Inspiring Change

    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

  • Seeking solutions

    Self-employment, illness and divorce are just some of the life situations that can see a borrower classified as specialist. With the banks increasingly unable to meet the needs of such borrowers, Australian Broker examines the alternatives

  • Leading lady by Melanie Mingas

    Andrea McNaughton outlines Loan Market's growth plans and explains why female brokers are more important than ever before

  • Fast Money by Melanie Mingas

    The borrower demands shaping SME finance and how lenders are are rethinking their core products

  • The next steps by Melanie Mingas

    The election may have delivered for brokers but the 2022 review, best interest duty and threat of a downturn, remain on the cards

  • Equipped for success by Melanie Mingas

    Australian Broker attends the Sydney launch of OnDeck’s Equipment Loan, designed to provide funds when the major banks can’t

  • Banking on Business by Melanie Mingas

    Commercial lending is evolving rapidly however, an influx of inexperienced brokers threatens the positive outlook. La Trobe Financial explores the trends with three leading brokers

  • What customers want by Melanie Mingas

    Steve Weston, CEO of Australia's first digital start-up bank, Volt, reveals what customers expect from financial institutions