Opinion

  • Four distinct stages of recovery

    The world will be a different place as it emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, with Australians' work, life and travel permanently changed. Next, we will see a previously unimaginable boost to the transformation of industries and society as we know them

  • Can your staff refuse to return to work?

    As Australia moves to 'new normal', it's important brokers decide their strategy regarding employees returning to the office

  • Commercial lending still going strong

    Just because COVID is being felt by the commercial property market doesn't mean brokers should consider it a dead prospect

  • Property buyers retreat - but for how long?

    There’s no way to predict just how deeply the property market will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. At a time when property buyers are stepping back from the market, how can brokers continue to write loans and support their customers?

  • Open Banking: A Chance to Shine by

    Lodex co-founder and CEO Bill Kalpouzanis, highlights the key role brokers can play as Australia catches up with open banking

  • The digital mortgage shift by AB

    Brokers and lenders are in a unique position to transform – and capitalise on – the post approval process. Edward Kerr, business development manager, Lextech, explains

  • Speaking up for brokers by

    Last month Entourage Finance broker Vincent Moore, penned an open letter to the Barefoot Investor and the outspoken journalist responded

  • 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