Articles by The Professional Trustee Team
When it comes to giving, they say it's the thought that counts. Unfortunately, not many people apply this truism when it comes to gifting to the Family Trust. I expect lots of New Zealanders will, in the next little while, rush in where angels fear..Read Article
Marketing can take a day to learn but a lifetime to master. Harry Beckwith In my last blog I focused on people, relationships and selling. This time round, I thought I'd give you a couple of nuggets on the science and art of marketing. More..Read Article
Recently someone asked me what were the secrets for running a successful business? At first I thought the answer was obvious. Successful businesses make money. But in order to make money, what are the fundamentals of a money producing business? This takes a bit of..Read Article
In my last blogs (Part 1 and Part 2) we covered some points people should consider when investing their gold and we looked at the different types of investments people could make. In this last part of the series of Secrets of Wise Investing, we..Read Article
In my last blog post (Part 1 of Secrets of Wise Investing) I threw out some nuggets of information that I thought people should consider when investing their gold. In this post I'm going to tell you a little about the different types of investment..Read Article
They say if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day but if you teach a man how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. Growing your wealth is no different. With that in mind, I've noted some pertinent things..Read Article
One of our client recently asked me if they should be renting or striving to buy a home. They weren't too sure if buying a house was such a smart way of increasing their wealth given the recent state of the property market and the way..Read Article
Wallis Simpson, Mistress of the King of England, was frequently quoted as saying "must have, can get". Of course her way of getting was to ensure others, such as her Husband and the King, got for her. For most of us however, 'must have, can..Read Article
As a Professional Trustee, I'm often asked two questions. First, what's the difference between Trustee Minutes and Trustee Resolutions and secondly, why are they so important. To answer the first question first, Trustee Minutes are really notes made of a meeting of trustees and the..Read Article
Have been using GRA for about 10 years, they arent the cheapest out there, but you get what you pay for. I have had Excellent support and guideance from Salesh and the added value he brings to my finances has been worth it. I know other people who have used other accounants and been given poor advice one reason I havent changed from GRA Salesh is my go to guy - Lee J - November 2017
If you're investing in residential property, seeking to maximise your ability to succeed and minimise risk, then this is a 'must read'.
Matthew Gilligan provides a fresh look at residential property investment from an experienced investor’s viewpoint. Written in easy to understand language and including many case studies, Matthew explains the ins and outs of successful property investment.