Articles by The Professional Trustee Team
Trustee minutes and trustee resolutions whats the big deal ? 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..Read Article
how to avoid fighting over money Recently I had a conversation with one of my friends who told me she was constantly fighting with her nearest and dearest over money. They just didn't seem to be able to agree on what they should do financially...Read Article
As the Trustee Services Partner at Gilligan Rowe & Associates, I'm often asked by Trustees what we think is going to happen in the economy, the property market and with interest rates. We answer questions like this all the time as helping people make and..Read Article
I'M TELLING ALL ! After plenty of anxious moments and sleepless nights, I've done it. Yes, I have written a Book. "Family Trusts 101" has finally been born. Trusts are never easy creatures to understand but I think this Book should help all New Zealanders comprehend..Read Article
As you can imagine, we see lots of different types of Trust Deeds here at GRA. Despite there being a variety of Deeds around, there are some common provisions we like in all our clients' Deeds of Trust. One of these provisions relates to decision..Read Article
Hello Everyone (Free gifting promotion has finished) Well the New Year has well and truly started for us. In Trust Land we've conducted hundreds of Annual Trustee Meetings. Out of those ATM's we found a common issue arose – Gifting. So I thought I'd talk a..Read Article
Hello Everyone, This week I had an interesting conversation with two individuals who had received some really poor advice from their advisors. This advice has cost them dearly in terms of the assets they are about to lose. But the rot doesn't stop there as..Read Article
Although I have not read the book cover to cover as of yet, Matt’s new book is absolute ‘top shelf’ material which without hesitation I would arguably put ahead of a few other well known authors that I have held in high regard for many years due to the fact of not finding anyone to surpass them – now I have. The book shows thorough research on a range of topics with clear concise kiwi examples. The books title does not do it justice – heres hoping a ‘property 201’ book is in the pipeline… - Bernard - October 2015
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.