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Introducing Derrick Webster We caught up with Derrick to find out a bit about his background, what makes him tick, and what he gets up to when he isn’t supporting his broker network. I’ve worked in the equipment finance industry for over 20 years. Throughout that time, I’ve worked across all types of distribution channels, financing some weird and wonderful equipment – everything from trampolines and paddle boats through to trains and planes. I have
Tattoo artist at work

January 27, 2021

Wrong industry mate

Finance broker case study: “wrong industry mate” James Kingi owns a tattoo parlour on the Gold Coast. He has been running a successful business for nine years. Schoolies, bucks dos, and care-free tourists the life-blood of his business. However, when he applied for a car loan through a major manufacturer’s finance division in September 2020 he was declined. The reason: his industry. The Covid pandemic saw many institutional finance companies and banks become very restricted.
Getting the car keys - car loan finance

November 24, 2020

Where others cannot go

Finance broker case study “Rob needed a new car for work and had his heart set on a 2009 Holden HSV. The ute was going to cost $43,000 and he has saved enough for a 10% deposit. However, when you are on wages, with children and a mortgage, finance becomes a critical factor. Not just the interest rate but also the term of the loan. On a tight budget, there is a world of difference
Finance broker case study “Dave Furner called me up on Tuesday the 23rd June at 3.45 pm. ‘Pete I’m going to buy two tanker trailers. One older, one newish. And I want the paperwork done by Friday. So that the purchases go through this financial year. I’ll send through the details.‘ It’s typical of clients at that time of year. A session with the accountants and they want to go shopping, big. Expecting the money
The IA Group – where it sits IA Group has been providing finance to private individuals and small to medium-sized Australian businesses for over 20 years. Throughout that time, we have held true to three key principles: 1. Business is about relationships We lend to people and the business case that they bring to the table. After all, it is the people who will make business happen. That’s who we care about. 2. Win-Win We