Opinion

  • The true role of the SME broker

    Leo Tyndall, founder of marketplace lending platform Marketlend, says SMEs are being let down and preyed upon by both banks and fintechs – and brokers have an increasingly important role to play in tackling the issue

  • All aboard for policy changes

    Robert Perks, MD of Fifth Avenue Finance Group, says APRA’s changes to serviceability rules cannot come soon enough

  • Luck favours the prepared

    Jean-Pierre Gortan, founder of Simplicity Finance, says a solidified training framework is needed to prevent poor customer outcomes

  • Back to the basics of broking

    Michael Trencher, director of Impact Consulting says brokers should turn off from the royal commission’s distractions and ask one simple question

  • Solving the SME credit squeeze by

    Greg Charlwood, MD of Australian Invoice Finance, presents an alternative solution

  • The new credit reporting landscape by

    Solicitor Joseph Trimarchi explains the tax implications of CCR

  • The evolution of the good borrower by

    As the profile of a “good borrower” continues to change, Peter Ellis, founder and borrower advocate at Lending Mate, explains how brokers should embrace specialist

  • AI Solutions for SME Lending by AB

    Daniel Katz, VP business operations at Lending Express, on how AI tech could unlock funding for thousands of SMEs

  • New year, new rules by AB

    John Manciameli, founder and CEO Slipstream Australia examines the Property, Stock and Business Agent Bill

  • The challenges ahead by AB

    Parth Pandya, CTO at Technobrain Solutions, predicts dramatic changes for the mortgage landscape