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7 FINANCIAL WEALTH CREATION TIPS

by The Professional Trustee Team 26 Jan 14

Below are my final seven financial tips. 1. Staying on top of the IRD This is my 29th year in business.  Over that time, I've met many people and dealt with a myriad of issues.  Here's one thing that's common amongst them all – no..

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MY PREDICTIONS FOR NZ'S 2014 ECONOMY

by The Professional Trustee Team 17 Jan 14

Christmas and its associated present receiving is something I look forward to with much anticipation. I love looking at the prezzies under the tree, trying to guess what they actually are and tearing the wrapping paper off of them when Christmas Day finally arrives.  I know..

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A QUICK LOOK BACK AND A SHORT LOOK FORWARD

by The Professional Trustee Team 14 Jan 14

Santa Claus has been and gone, the tree has been taken down, and the bells have rung in a New Year.  The wind down is over and now it's time to wind up your thinking and actions for 2014.  But before you attack the 2014..

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2013 Government Budget

by The Professional Trustee Team 17 May 13

Today I'm going to talk to you about the Government Budget which was delivered yesterday, Thursday 16 May 2013. It's being called the Bland Budget because ultimately, it didn't really rock anyone's world.  It's not an election year and so no real goodies were handed..

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Good Intentions

by The Professional Trustee Team 23 Feb 12

For many of us, each New Year starts off with good intentions.  We make New Year Resolutions and expand great energy in the first couple of weeks achieving our goals.  Around February or March, our motivational levels dwindle and our everyday lives take over.  Needless..

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Interest In Interest Rates

by The Professional Trustee Team 21 Feb 12

It seems to me everyone is talking about interest rates at the moment. I've been catching snatches of conversation on trains, planes and restaurants. The topic has featured heavily on TV and in newspapers. Dinner with friends at my home on Saturday night was no..

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The Art of Marketing in Business

by The Professional Trustee Team 24 Oct 11

Marketing can take a day to learn but a lifetime to master. Harry Beckwith In my last blog 'The art of making money in business' I focused on people, relationships and selling. This time round, I thought I'd give you a couple of nuggets on the..

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The Art of Making Money in Business

by The Professional Trustee Team 08 Sep 11

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 thinking..

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Women And Money

by The Professional Trustee Team 23 Nov 09

In the last couple of weeks I've been honoured to be able to speak at a couple of events, attended exclusively by women. These events focused on issues relevant to women such as maintaining a "work-life balance".  I of course spoke about the issue of..

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