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The Adviser Podcast Network brings together the best of the Australian broking industry within one dedicated platform – delivering brokers professional development advice and top tips on running a successful broking business.

Lead by editor Annie Kane, The Adviser Podcast Network includes a number of focused programs, including:

Elite Broker: Interviews with Australia’s leading brokers to uncover their career progression, how they’re operating a busy broker business, and their top tips for brokers looking to run a successful brokerage.

In Focus: Looking at one particular theme, segment or trend impacting the broking industry, In Focus aims to help brokers keep across the latest developments in the space.

Also discover what’s impacting the property market in What’s Making Headlines and tune in to discover more about leading brokers in the Awards Finalist Showcase!

Subscribe today and receive each new podcast direct to your podcast player.

For further information visit www.theadviser.com.au or email editor@theadviser.com.au.

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The Adviser Podcast Network brings together the best of the Australian broking industry within one dedicated platform – delivering brokers professional development advice and top tips on running a successful broking business.

Lead by editor Annie Kane, The Adviser Podcast Network includes a number of focused programs, including:

Elite Broker: Interviews with Australia’s leading brokers to uncover their career progression, how they’re operating a busy broker business, and their top tips for brokers looking to run a successful brokerage.

In Focus: Looking at one particular theme, segment or trend impacting the broking industry, In Focus aims to help brokers keep across the latest developments in the space.

Also discover what’s impacting the property market in What’s Making Headlines and tune in to discover more about leading brokers in the Awards Finalist Showcase!

Subscribe today and receive each new podcast direct to your podcast player.

For further information visit www.theadviser.com.au or email editor@theadviser.com.au.

    Focusing on wellness in the broking space

    Focusing on wellness in the broking space

    Victoria/Tasmania’s recently crowned Wellness Advocate of the Year, Sadish Visvalingam, outlines why it’s crucial for brokers to look after their wellbeing and mental health.

    Being in the best physical and mental shape possible is good for all business professionals, but especially for small business owners like brokers.

    In this episode of Elite Broker, host Annie Kane catches up with Victoria-based broker Sadish Visvalingam - who was recently named Wellness Advocate of the Year 2021 at the Better BUsiness Awards Victoria/Tasmania - to find out how he look after his own wellbeing, and that of those around him too.

    The Victoria-based broker and founder of Premier Financial Advocates (PFA) reveals:
    - Why he is an advocate for wellness
    - How he went about setting up an offshore loan processing company
    - How he grows and supports his team
    And much more!

    • 46 min
    SPECIAL EPISODE - In Focus: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental health with David Coleman, Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

    SPECIAL EPISODE - In Focus: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental health with David Coleman, Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

    This year's R U OK? Day serves as an important reminder to open up the conversation on mental health, both in the workplace and at home, according to David Coleman, member for Banks and Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.
     
    In this special episode, join Momentum Media director Alex Whitlock as he speaks to Mr Coleman.
     
    Together, the pair discuss the importance of shining a spotlight on mental health issues, share why the consequences of stigmatising mental health are significant, and reveal how you can make a difference to your workplace, community, family and friends.

    • 34 min
    Why this broker wishes she hired support earlier

    Why this broker wishes she hired support earlier

    Rise High Financial Solutions broker Kristin Tunbridge has wide-ranging experience in the mortgage industry - having been on the processing side of things at a bank, working in RMBS issuances, and covering relationships in commercial banking, too.

    But it’s broking where Kristin found her passion. Having been a broker in Adealide for nearly a decade now, the SA broker (and recently crowned Editor’s Choice award for SA/NT at the BEtter Business Awards 2021) reveals why she thinks more could be done to promote the benefits of working in this profession.

    Tune in to find out:
    - What she most loves about broking
    - How she provides financial literacy education to clients
    - Why she thinks brokers should be hiring support staff from the get-go

    And much more!

    • 48 min
    In Focus: The new credit reporting

    In Focus: The new credit reporting

    The credit profile of a borrower has always been at the centre of the mortgage process. Whether a borrower has a good credit history or not plays a fundamental role in getting a cheaper mortgage. This year, two important changes came into effect that change the credit reporting landscape, and how brokers can help borrowers access a better mortgage.

    In this episode of In Focus, partnered by Credit Fix Solutions, editor Annie Kane sits down with Credit Fix Solutions chief executive Victoria Coster to understand what’s been shaping the credit space this year, the real impact of buy now, pay later on credit scores, and how brokers can help ensure their clients are putting their best foot forward.

    Tune in to find out:

    - The new credit repair regulatory regime
    - Comprehensive credit reporting and what it entails
    - How brokers can help their clients improve their credit score
    And much more!

    • 30 min
    Victoria’s Broker Of the Year 2021

    Victoria’s Broker Of the Year 2021

    In July, Mortgage Choice Oakleigh broker Marvin Coleman was named Victoria/Tasmania’s Broker of the Year 2021 and the Best Residential Broker in the two states, at the Better Business Awards 2021.
    The Melbourne-based broker was originally an accountant in the UK, but after the 2005 London bombings, made the move over to Australia to seek a different life. A battle with cancer led him to re-evaluate his career, and he went on to become a Morgtage Choice broker. Fifteen years later, he says his move to Australia and into broking was one of the best he ever made.
    Tune in to find out:
    - The biggest challenges he’s faced as a broker
    - The lessons he’s learned over his 15 years of broking
    - The importance of taking care of our health - both physical and mental
    And much more!
    If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, or suicidal thoughts, or any other mental health issues, or you’re worried about someone else and feel that professional support is needed, contact your local doctor or one of the 24/7 crisis agencies below:

    Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636
    beyondblue.org.au
    Lifeline: 13 11 14
    lifeline.org.au
    Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
    suicidecallbackservice.org.au
    For urgent medical or police help, freecall Triple Zero (000).

    • 49 min
    In Focus: The importance of education

    In Focus: The importance of education

    Professional development and ongoing education is a key part to running any successful business. NAB discusses how it is supporting a successful broker channel.

    Earlier this year, The Adviser ran the Better Business Summit and Awards, in partnership with principal partner NAB.

    In this episode of In Focus – partnered by NAB – we’re sitting down with the bank’s new executive for broker distribution, Phil Waugh, and its head of strategic partnerships, Nicole Triandos, to find out more about the role of education and progressional development in forming leading brokers, and how and why the major bank is championing the broker channel.

    Tune in to find out:

    - Why NAB is supporting PD in the broker channel
    - The key trends the bank is seeing at the moment
    - How Phil went from professional rugby player to major bank executive
    And many more!

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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41 Ratings

41 Ratings

drewski2021 ,

Elite Broker

What an amazing listen, Sadish’s journey is very inspiring especially for an aspiring broker like me. His business model is a great example of someone who is not only there for a profit but for the holistic well being for all his staff. Good work mate.

prav_adi ,

Wellness Advocate Podcast

I found this episode to be extremely inspiring. I was able to understand how I can change someone else’s life with even a small decision i take in our industry.

mortgagebroker😄 ,

GO TEAM PFA

Great podcast by Annie and Sadish ! Love the episode and value this brings to the industry. Beat part - it’s ok not to be ok - .
Great work team

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