I was at a friend’s funeral this week, he didn’t have a hearse, and instead the family had his little old farm truck, which had been decorated by all the children and grandchildren. Because he was a country sort of person, the truck had wool, gumboots, hay bales, some of his pictures and his coffin on the back.… Keep reading »
I was talking with a friend today about fundraising and helping out, basically doing stuff for free. And we both remarked that there is one group of people that you can always rely on for this type of thing. These people rock up with happy smiles on their faces, keen as mustard to get stuck in , get their hands dirty, arse up head down, and give their precious time for the good of the club, charity, or whatever organisation you are helping.… Keep reading »
3. Understanding Capital Growth and Compounding Growth
One of the most important principles of building wealth is the use of rate and time. It takes time to build real wealth and your mind needs to expand beyond thinking from one Christmas to the next if you want to achieve secure wealth.… Keep reading »
Part 2. So why is residential property investment such a good option?
Well it is the easiest of the three for the average person to understand, for a start we all live in houses ourselves, and we can understand what a property needs to be desirable to potential tenants.… Keep reading »
Are you Sick and Tired of working harder and harder and you just don’t seem to be any better off?
Do you want to continue working 40, 50 maybe even 60 hours a week, every week for the rest of your life?… Keep reading »
I took my boys and some of their friends to the Hawkes Bay Vs Tasman game on Friday night at Mclean Park. It was a great game with Hawkes Bay being down 17-3 at one stage, to finally get up and win 28-26.… Keep reading »
The good old debate of whether to invest in positive cash flow investment properties or the negitively geared (negitive cash flow) high capital growth properties, this is one question that many new investors chew over when they first start thinking about investing in property.… Keep reading »
When you are selling or buying property don’t ever assume on price.
If you are trying to buy a property and work out that all you can pay according to the figures is X amount, and it seems ridiculously below asking price don’t think ‘oh well they won’t accept that, it’s not enough, I won’t bother’
Put your offer forward, (in writing, never verbally) it must be presented by law.… Keep reading »
Financial freedom through property investment is a very cool thing. Being able to do what you want when you want is great!
The weather forecast was brilliant on Monday so we packed the wagon up Sunday night, and left very early Monday morning for a day’s skiing at Whakapapa, kids came with us.… Keep reading »
There is a fantastic programme on TV at the moment that everyone has to watch. Gather the family; kids as well; there are some great lessons of gratitude in this show.
If you thought wealthy/rich people were greedy, mean evil, bad, blah.… Keep reading »