Market Talk

  • Bluestone’s Next-Gen platform revamp

    Bluestone Home Loans has revolutionised its approach to loan processing, launching a new digital lending platform in partnership with NextGen.Net

  • Broker on Broker: Tracie Palmer

    Tracie Palmer is a multi-award-winning broker and mentor with more than 30 years of experience. She is the founder of Brisbane-based Cornerstone Home Loans, as well as Cornerstone Mentoring, which offers a broker mentoring and broker sales coaching service. Here she answers questions from brokers who are just starting out

  • Revealing the AMA excellence awardees

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 will reveal the mortgage finance industry’s best of the best in October. But first we announce this year’s finalists, or excellence awardees, in the running for the awards

  • New roles for financial services professionals

    Check out the latest high-profile moves in the financial services sector as seven industry professionals take up new positions across banks, non-bank lenders and fintechs

  • The international broker by Melanie Mingas

    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 by Melanie Mingas

    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 power of connection by Melanie Mingas

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