Articles by Ken Raiss

Ken Raiss

Ken is director of Metropole Wealth Advisory and gives strategic expert advice to property investors, professionals and business owners. He is in a unique position to blend his skills of accounting, wealth advisory, property investing, financial planning and small business. View his articles


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The recent strawberry sabotage by a reportedly disgruntled employee – and potentially others who appear to have simply jumped on the bandwagon for some terrible reason – is a timely reminder of the importance of business insurance.  With many businesses facing difficult economic times due to rising costs, increasing competition as well as changes to consumer…

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With the end of financial year coming up soon, I thought I would provide some general tax strategies for property investors to consider: 1. Documentation: Keep summaries of all your rental income and expenses. This is much easier if you have your property manager looking after your property where they pay all expenses and collect all income….

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There are more than two million property investors in Australia but many of them never get past owning one property. And those who manage to buy a number of investment properties often hit a growth brick wall because of lending issues or poor asset selection. However others struggle to achieve their financial goals because they…

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With an ageing population and ever decreasing government resources, Australians are looking at being less reliant on the social security safety net and planning personal strategies to give themselves a comfortable financial security in later years. Given the vagaries of the stock market, investing in property is being recognised as a less risky way of owning…