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Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018
Building a brokerage from the ground up, like any business, is no easy feat. It holds plenty of promise and potential, but there are also challenges — expected and unexpected — that first-time bro...
17:42 PM, 10 Apr 2018
With the broking industry getting older and broker books maturing, many are now turning their minds to retirement. Annie Kane takes a look at the ins and outs of succession planning. ...
08:50 AM, 21 Mar 2018
One unavoidable truth: we’re all ageing and so are our parents. As the Baby Boomers enter their golden years, Lucy Dean explores the challenges facing the aged car...
08:43 AM, 21 Mar 2018
Charbel Kadib finds out how former Commonwealth Bank and Westpac employee Brook Simpson became a lending specialist at NSW-based Regional Finance Solutions....
08:40 AM, 21 Mar 2018
Supporting charities and volunteering time for altruistic reasons is a commendable practice, one that consumers are increasingly coming to expect. Annie Kane takes a...
11:26 AM, 8 Feb 2018
With more Australians working for themselves than ever before, self-employed borrowers present a massive opportunity for mortgage brokers. It’s time to take advantage. ...
10:21 AM, 8 Feb 2018
2017 saw the formation of several new partnerships that married real estate listing sites with lenders/mortgage providers. Annie Kane looks at why there is a growing momentum to consolidate the hom...
07:00 AM, 12 Jan 2018
It can be difficult to make time for self-care when you’re running your own business. Diet, exercise and rest are easily overlooked when we’re locked into a pattern of compulsive busyness. But ...
07:00 AM, 12 Jan 2018
In November 2017, The Adviser hosted a three-day study tour to San Francisco, where delegates heard how Silicon Valley is adopting new technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence to ma...
16:36 PM, 5 Dec 2017
With ASIC’s broker remuneration review released, the submissions from industry published and the government’s response soon expected, we thought it was time to reflect on the main themes and id...
16:31 PM, 9 Oct 2017
According to the 2016 Census, just 38.1 per cent of Indigenous Australians owned their home. While that’s higher than...
10:55 AM, 1 Sep 2017
A number of...
Money
17:27 PM, 7 Jul 2017
The lending market of today vastly differs from that of the noughties. Non-banks have increasingly gained popularity following on from the impact of the GFC, and fintechs and non-majors are taking ...
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