Pepper Money’s Insights Live returns in 2023

Non-bank lender Pepper Money is set to host Insights Live 2023, an annual thought leadership event now in its eighth year. Themed “Cutting Through the Noise”, the event aims to equip asset finance and mortgage brokers with valuable insights to navigate the ever-changing financial landscape. The event’s dedicated mortgage panel will set the foundations for … Read more

Should You Outsource SEO for Your Law Firm Overseas?

TLDR: Outsourcing your law firm’s SEO overseas is not recommended due to language and cultural barriers, the risk of low-quality work and black hat techniques, and a lack of local market and industry knowledge. Instead, invest in a local, reputable digital marketing agency that understands your industry and can provide a tailored, effective SEO strategy … Read more

Are interest-only loans a solution for investors?

A non-major bank has signalled it may be time for investors to consider interest-only loans amid rising mortgage payments. However, two mortgage brokers cautioned others about advising clients to enter interest-only loans, emphasising the need to fully explain and consider both the risks and rewards. Offering a host of investor-friendly product options, Auswide Bank has … Read more

Top affordable lifestyle locations revealed

Queensland has won the lion’s share of exodus to an affordable regional lifestyle, with the Sunshine State taking four of the top 10 spots in Hotspotting’s latest property rankings. The Hotspotting Exodus to Lifestyle – National Top 10 report has revealed the top affordable lifestyle locations with the best upside potential, based on the following … Read more

A Review of Scorpion Marketing for Law Firms (2023)

If your law firm is looking for a partner to handle your website design and digital makrketing, it’s likely that you’ve come across Scorpion. Scorpion Marketing is one of the longest-standing players in the law firm digital marketing space. It has grown into a sizeable company in part by deploying aggressive sales tactics (at one … Read more

Consumer confidence falls for third straight week

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence has tumbled for the third consecutive week, down 0.7pts to 72.6 this week. “The confidence level was among the five worst results since the COVID outbreak and has stayed below 80 for 20 straight weeks,” said Adelaide Timbrell (pictured above), ANZ senior economist. Consumer confidence is currently down 9.2pts compared to … Read more

Mortgage-broking firefighter goes from flames to finance

An NSW-based mortgage broker has continued with his previous career as a firefighter, juggling both careers as he seeks to bring security and stability to the lives of those he serves. Allan Haddad (pictured above), who was recently promoted to senior Aussie mobile mortgage broker outskirts of Sydney, has revealed his double life extinguishing flames while igniting … Read more