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With lenders racing to drop rates as fast as they can, some borrowers are being blindsided to the real cost of their loan. And it...
January 28, 2022
Credit application fraud is at its highest levels since 2009. With the rapid uptake of digital and new technology, fraudsters are finding new and more clever ways to ror...
September 24, 2014
Reputable short-term lenders have worked hard in recent times to shed the industry’s ‘cowboy’ image. And with an increasing number of players and demand here’s w...
August 12, 2014
Their prices are competitive, their service is impressive and they know how to take care of customers. Isn’t it about time you added a mutual bank to your panel?...
August 04, 2014
Riddled by inaction, an outgoing CEO and a less than happy member base, the broking industry’s peak body – the MFAA – is in desperate need of a new agenda and dire...
August 04, 2014
The aggregation business is undergoing momentous change. Groups are consolidating and, in recent times, lenders are increasingly buying stakes in the top performers. In ...
August 04, 2014
Despite the undeniable value that brokers offer their clients, some members of the public still regard the industry as unprofessional. Why is this so and what can be don...
June 05, 2014
The past 12 months have seen further innovation and consolidation from a majority of lenders, but which ones shined...
January 17, 2014

Brokers are demanding greater product innovation from lenders, but can the banks deliver?

October 01, 2013
In August, leading professionals from the broking industry assembled in Sydney to recognise the nation’s top performers at the 2013 Australian Broking Awards...
October 01, 2013
The Adviser brought together some of Australia's lender heads to hear their thoughts on the future and evolution of the third party distribution channel. Here's what the...
September 02, 2013

To attract young recruits into the third party distribution channel, salaries are a must, as The Adviser discovers

September 02, 2013

As competition heats up among Australia’s lenders, some are looking at broker commissions as a way to get ahead

July 01, 2013
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