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Brain storm

A piece of dedicated journalism from those wags at Radio Five ahead of an interview with Charcol mortgage boffin Ray Boulger led them to find that his namesake – give or take a vowel – played the scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz.

Actor Ray Bolger is probably lesser known to MM readers than his cerebral mortgage counterpart and the reference is perhaps not so flattering given that the scarecrow was skipping down the yellow brick road in search of a brain.


Kfis – the key facts

Research by Mortgage Brain reveals what introducers look for KFI generation and product selection. Mark Lofthouse, CEO of Mortgage Brain, assesses the survey’s findings

Mark Skinner

The MD of New Star started his working life on a fish farm but then swam against the tide to move into sales before landing a job and Barings and says he is hooked on increasing his firm’s market share.


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