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 true role of the SME broker by Melanie Mingas

    Leo Tyndall, founder of marketplace lending platform Marketlend, says SMEs are being let down by banks and fintechs

  • 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