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

  • Opinion: Become a bookworm by

    Marc Barlow, of Mortgage Broker Melbourne, recommends books that will drive business success

  • Opinion: How to find your ‘mojo’ by Contributor

    MSA National’s Sam Makhoul explains how to harness your ‘mojo’ to find success in life and business in 2018

  • Credit repair: The facts by Contributor

    A negative credit file doesn’t mean your client can’t get credit, but some options are better than others.

  • Opinion: The fintechs are coming. Adapt or die… by AB

    What will broking look like in the next five years? Industry expert Graeme Salt has a sobering warning for the profession

  • Opinion: The commercial renaissance by External

    Equity-One's managing director tackles the challenges of commercial lending and explains why brokers shouldn’t be afraid of having frank discussions with lenders

  • Opinion: Staying on top of your game by Contributor

    With the significant focus on household debt and regulators on a knife edge when it comes to the property market, brokers need to assert the critical role they play in the credit chain