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Member Since 19/01/2010
Last Seen 15 hours 41 min
Location Melbourne

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If you're planning on buying a house within 12-18 months, and you put $60k into shares, then you need to be comfortable with the possible...
12/01/2017 - 11:36
well that's a bit disappointing quality wise. Aldi do have a pretty good returns policy so they would probably take it back if it annoyed...
04/01/2017 - 21:09
Yes I do. I own both kmart, commercial cast iron cookware, and le creuset and am fortunate to be able to compare. I do think there is a...
04/01/2017 - 13:24
I love cast iron cookware but I am fine with the kmart brand or ideally, the pans you get in your hospitality supplies shops. The cast iron...
04/01/2017 - 12:01
It's a big business for some people. If you're curious about it, this is worth a listen:...
30/12/2016 - 19:14
Love the Richard Scarey reference. Reminded me of this: https://boingboing.net/2014/11/26/tom-the-dancing-bug-richard-s.html Which I find...
13/12/2016 - 22:39
I think MMM does spend quite a bit of time promoting himself, but I forgive him that as how else does one promote the lifestyle? I think...
13/12/2016 - 12:29
As some others have pointed out, ozbargain often results in people spending more than they need to, on things that they still don't need,...
12/12/2016 - 11:48
comprehensive review here http://www.bicycles.net.au/2016/07/review-aldi-crane-road-bike-a-better-supermarket-bike/
07/12/2016 - 17:51
Queues are cultural specific - which can be problematic in a diverse society like Australia as everyone is carrying around their own...
07/12/2016 - 16:55
Glad you are getting some decent advice here, as well as a some other interesting comments? There's some really interesting writing on how...
04/12/2016 - 15:36
I'd already watched the video but rewatched a bit of it to see when Trump was mocked. Can't see MMM really targeting the President Elect,...
04/12/2016 - 15:26
Congrats on finishing your degree! Never stop learning! Have a read of this if you have some time. Buying shiny things is pretty cool, but...
31/10/2016 - 23:32
This is one of the foundations of the property boom. Well intentioned investors like the OP who buy property without fully understanding...
25/10/2016 - 22:35
You've inspired me to start a soft-LOUD-soft-LOUD financial advisory firm.
21/10/2016 - 09:55
Are you looking for Gigantic Returns? If so, what you're proposing may not be the way, but it's better than speculating on the stock market...
19/10/2016 - 23:42
I know, right. I don't know OP, but I think a lot of people suffer from gadget addiction like OP. I know I used to. You end up spending...
04/10/2016 - 10:33
I'm sensing OP is more interested in buying a machine/gadget, and the fun in researching the product, than the coffee, judging by the...
27/09/2016 - 23:54
If this is honestly your criteria: "I just need something that makes better coffee than 7/11 automatic coffee." then you will not go wrong...
16/09/2016 - 16:02
Love these watches. I wonder how many of these Casio would sell if they stuck a cheapo pedometer in these things.....
06/09/2016 - 20:39
[@machej](/comment/3969994/redir): As you've allocated only a relatively small % of your net worth into ratesetter it would seem you've...
02/09/2016 - 03:06
"IMO lower risk than equities" I understand that this is your opinion, but this statement is a little worrying. You're suggesting that...
01/09/2016 - 16:25
Do you and your partner love your work? If not, or even if you do, on on that kind of coin I wouldn't be looking at property. I would be...
01/09/2016 - 15:47
I've found this pretty insightful: http://jlcollinsnh.com/stock-series/
11/08/2016 - 16:07
plenty to read! https://www.vanguardinvestments.com.au/retail/jsp/home.jsp
11/08/2016 - 15:20
+1 Or let someone manage it for you (at a cost of a small percentage of the assets) and hopefully earn approx 7% per annum averaged over a...
07/08/2016 - 23:20
informal observation, but the majority of men don't seem to wash their hands after going to the toilet. Don't shake hands with people in...
04/08/2016 - 14:06
Lots of very straight roads. No actual need to use the steering wheel = many, many motorists using their smart phones to update their...
22/06/2016 - 13:08
this is sad and frustrating. Thanks for letting us know. I love a bargain but I wish producers would respect the health and rights of their...
22/06/2016 - 13:02
@scotty, this if one of the many features that make ozbargain such a great site and community. I recently read a book by Peter Singer about...
09/06/2016 - 11:15