When Michael Delany retired from his high-profile competitive swimming career in the 1980s, he didn't think he would ever miss being in the pool. But, following a recent skiing accident, which resulted in a badly broken right arm requiring extensive reconstructive surgery and rehab, the swimmer-turned-broker has been unable to swim, and is finding it incredibly frustrating not to be in the water.
With the Christmas break just around the corner, The Adviser catches up with Stuart Donaldson, founder and owner of financial education business Banyan Co, to understand what resolutions brokers should be making to improve their business operations and boost revenue.
Mortgage broker Brad Scott couldn’t run a full lap of the oval in late 2006. Since then, he has donned medals at two Paralympic Games and is on the road to Rio 2016
The Adviser chats to Loan Wize broker Jon Colley
Brokers pride themselves on dealing with borrowers day in, day out, knowing how to find the best deal and solving all kinds of financial dilemmas – but what do they really think of your service? What are you doing wrong and when might you have left them disappointed? The Adviser speaks to one borrower who claims his broker almost derailed his property investment plans.
Sarah Wells always wanted to be a polo pony groom – then a chance meeting changed her career direction. Now she’s a top-performing broker working with life-saving doctors and time-poor lawyers
The Adviser chats to Aussie broker George Farmer
What could you be doing to stand out against your competitors? In this special feature, The Adviser’s Emma Ryan profiles your peers who are disrupting the traditional model of mortgage broking and driving the industry to new heights
The Adviser chats to Able Finance Services broker Sam Crowley
The Adviser chats to Stanley Finance broker Bertie Stanley
Smart Lending’s Melissa Gielnik shares her experience of the past eight years in specialist lending, and how it has helped her help everyday people
Smartmove’s Simon Orbell explains why brokers need to emotionally sell specialist lending to their clients
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