Category Archives: Cash Flow

Which Way Does Your Cash Flow?

Remember it is not the asset class that determines if something (a house, boat, business, oil or gold) is an asset or a liability. What determines if something is an asset  or liability is the direction of the cashflow. If … Continue reading

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Investing in the USA

NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE YOUR MOVE! We cut our teeth in real estate investing way back (it seems a lifetime ago!) when we lived in New Zealand. In Auckland we had four houses which we had fully managed. … Continue reading

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No Doodads

Do you want to build passive income and become financially free? A good way to do this is to invest in “cash producing assets.” What are cash producing assets? They are the opposite of  liabilities.  Assets will put money in … Continue reading

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CashFlow 101- How to Play It

In I Don’t Want to Retire Old and Broke I said how I decided to follow Rich Dad’s philosophies on real estate to escape the rat race and become financially free. The very first step is to get financially educated. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to be Old and Broke

This is where it all began about nine years ago… Financial freedom had never even crossed my mind, until one evening my husband said “You know, we won’t have much money when we retire”. I was floored by this remark. … Continue reading

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Asset Rich, Cash Flow Poor

Many people make the mistake of assuming that getting rich & financially free is all about accumulating assets. This can be true as long as the assets are income producing (e.g business or positive cash flow real estate). Often they … Continue reading

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Build Yourself a Business

We figured that we’d need a lot of rental properties to get us financially free. Somewhere around fifty, actually! We wanted cash flow to live off …cash flow is the stream of money coming in from the rentals. Our initial … Continue reading

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Why Positive Cash Flow is Important

If you don’t buy well and your property rental doesn’t cover all your expenses, you’ll have to make up the shortfall from your own pocket. A positive cash flow property covers all expenses. Any spare income can be used as … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have Enough Houses!

Still on the search for ‘positive cash flow’ property and the second one was much harder to find. It seemed all of Auckland had been at Dolf de Roos ‘ three day property seminar that I had attended! We would … Continue reading

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What is Positive Cash Flow Property?

A positive cash flow property is where the rental income exceeds all associated costs, preferably before tax. (‘After tax’ returns may well be higher taking allowances for depreciation and tax deductions into account). To work this out make up your … Continue reading

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