Tag Archives: Cash Flow

What are Assets?

Rich Dad said buy assets not liabilities! Maybe this is not as straight forward as it seems. Some liabilities masquerade as assets! If you say “real estate is an asset, I’ll buy a rental house” you could well be investing 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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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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