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  1. What’s a trailing commission and how does it work?

    Right now, there’s a fair bit of discussion about commissions and how they work. I want to demystify this so you know why I’m paid my trailing commission.

  2. The federal election and your finances

    With the federal election getting closer every day, let’s take a look at some of the housing and finance related changes currently on the table.

  3. Five things I do to earn trailing commission

    Trail is a hot topic of conversation right now and I want to break it down. What is it? And what do I really do to earn it?

  4. Will sense prevail in Royal Commission recommendations?

    The Banking Royal Commission was supposed to defend the average Aussie, but instead recommended to hit them with a new fee. We hope common sense prevails, and consumers aren’t left to be the big losers in all of this.

  5. My 35+ pathways to securing finance for your clients

    Fallout from the Royal Commission and rumours of bank lending drying up faster than the Murray-Darling Basin, could make you and your clients fear they may never get finance for that property they have their eye on. But ignore the doomsdayers. Banks are still willing to lend, you just need to kno...

  6. Will sense prevail in Royal Commission recommendations?

    The Banking Royal Commission was supposed to defend the average Aussie, but ended up recommending to hit them with a new fee instead. We hope common sense has prevailed, and consumers won’t be the biggest losers, writes Loan Market Executive Chairman Sam White.

  7. Royal Commission: Research shows Netherlands model for mortgages proven a complete failure

  8. Investment property strategies explained

    Property investment strategies can help you achieve your financial goals. So, what are the most common approaches? Loan Market guides you through them.

  9. How stamp duty affects investment properties

    Stamp duty is a major cost when purchasing property. Loan Market looks at what it is, how it's calculated, and how it affects property investors.

  10. Utility bills blowing-out? Compare, Switch and Save with Home Now

    Did you know that 3 out of 4 Australians are on the wrong energy plan and are paying too much? With so many utility providers touting different offers it can be confusing and time consuming to compare providers for electricity, gas and internet by yourself.

  11. Getting set for 2019

    Yes, February is already here and saying ‘Happy New Year’ is done for now. So if you haven’t had a long hard look at your finances it’s time to get cracking and make sure you’re heading to where you want to be.

  12. Rates are moving. What are your options?

    The last major Australian bank has just increased its rates putting its owner occupiers on principal and interest up 0.12% and interest only rates up 0.16%. What will happen next?

  13. Banks profit increase while consumers are expected to pay more.

    Since the Royal Commission report was released on Monday, potential profits of the Big Four Banks will increase significantly while mortgage companies share prices are falling. This has come with an increase in fear that competition will be wiped from the marketplace in the not too distant future.