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The Low Down on New Gifting Rules

by The Professional Trustee Team 26 Oct 11

Christmas Grinch versus Santa Claws 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,..

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Should I Rent or Buy?

by The Professional Trustee Team 19 Jul 11

Should I rent or Buy?   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..

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Does Your Money Personality Cost You?

by The Professional Trustee Team 28 Jan 11

Does your money personality cost you  ? One of the most popular subjects we talk and write about has to be Money.  How to make it is definitely a topic that would come up at most social gatherings.  I guess this is appropriate seeing money..

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Family Trusts 101 Book

by The Professional Trustee Team 30 Jun 10

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..

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Women And Money

by The Professional Trustee Team 24 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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Put this at the top of your reading list.

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.

  • How to find the right property
  • How to negotiate successfully.
  • Renovation do's & don'ts.
  • Property management.
  • Case studies and examples.
  • and much, much more..
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