Saving gives us a sense of achievement, more personal freedom, access to cash in emergencies, may allow us ease our workload, and maybe we can retire sooner.
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If you've learnt a bit about Trusts and you're not sure if you should form one, have a read through these top five reasons to form a trust. This will help you decide if it is for you.
It is probably true that most Kiwis will not be able to save the ideal amount for retirement.
An investor (we'll call him Bill) bought a house 20 years ago for $200,000 with deposit of $25,000 and rented the house out.
Ivan is a typical Kiwi do-it-yourself investor who believes that you can choose superior investments.
One of the biggest risks an investor can take is to have too much money in one place.
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) was established in little over a year ago, and their main objective is to promote and facilitate the development of fair, efficient and transparent financial markets.
A critical financial life stage & how to have a small mortgage
Although Family Trusts have become popular recently they have been with us in one form or another for more than Four Hundred years. Their basic nature remains much the same but their role has evolved to meet the needs of each generation.
10 years ago no one seemed very interested in whether Trusts were compliant or not, but since then a number of things have happened which put Trusts very much under the spotlight.