Opinion

  • Boutique aggregators offer these benefits

    Tracey Najjar discusses how boutique aggregators can offer support and flexibility

  • Commercial funding could plug residential gap

    As finance brokers battle to increase their business amid a residential lending slowdown, they could boost growth by diversifying their revenue streams and providing clients with commercial funding solutions, writes Matthew Johnson, co-founder and managing director of Marketplace Finance

  • Playing to your strengths

    Founder of awarded brokerage explains how to create and execute a winning business strategy

  • Judgement day for lenders

    CCR will leave unprepared finance providers behind while it spurs those ahead of the curve to further success

  • The inside track on APRAs regulation of non-ADIs by

    Canstar group executive of financial services, Steve Mickenbecker explains why home lending conditions could be getting tougher for the sector

  • To Facebook or not to Facebook by

    Founder of The Successful Advisor, James McCracken explores whether Facebook lives up to the hype as a lead generation platform for brokers

  • Opinion: Understanding the SME mindset by

    In 2017, the number of business owners turning to their primary bank for a loan declined 14%. Scottish Pacific CEO, Peter Langham, explains why brokers are uniquely positioned to capitalise

  • Opinion: Why brokers are the solution, not the problem by

    Ongoing investigations, reports and commissions have seen brokers come under fire over recent weeks. However, as Ray Hair, executive director of The Local Loan Company says, brokers are not the problem but the key to a solution

  • Opinion: The dawn of the AI broker by

    CoreLogic head of global technology, Greg Dickson, explores how a revolution in data ownership is sowing the seeds for platform banking and the AI broke

  • Opinion: The customer is always right by

    Pepper Money’s director of sales and distribution Aaron Milburn, reflects on the UK’s approach to financial reform