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Tic toc don't do split loans, which was a deal breaker for me.
09/08/2021 - 07:27
It's made in Korea by Hyundai, so should be very reliable and hold its value well, unlike euro brands.
03/08/2021 - 11:53
Plenty of locals would be happy to do farm work, but farmers won't employ them because they can't exploit them, underpay them, rip them off...
10/04/2021 - 16:21
The taxes most people retiring today have paid wouldn't have even covered the cost of the services they received from the government while...
08/04/2021 - 08:38
Exactly. If you have a cheap car and the means to replace it if it gets totalled, TPP only is fine.
12/03/2021 - 09:14
Not really. They're the kids that weren't good enough to get into the actually desirable countries with half decent universities (UK and...
15/02/2021 - 22:28
Building inspection is a requirement for selling a house in the ACT. Purchaser just reimburses the seller on settlement. Seems to work well.
24/12/2020 - 12:54
I'm not blaming immigrants at all - this is a decision that Australian governments, elected by the Australian people, have made. It is...
08/07/2020 - 09:06
This is just the price we have to pay for Australia's immigration driven economic model. Sydney is (or was up until covid 19) importing...
08/07/2020 - 07:32
Toyota is the number 1 car brand globally by a pretty considerable margin. The fact that they're less popular in UK makes it the outlier,...
09/06/2020 - 15:39
Position your car so that the sun hits the windshield when it comes up in the morning.
17/05/2020 - 15:46
5% real growth rate for is extremely optimistic in my view - unless the RBA can figure out how to keep lowering mortgage rates below...
10/02/2020 - 22:26
Have a read through this blog - very good: https://passiveinvestingaustralia.com/ Share investing doesn't have to be hard, and i suspect it...
10/02/2020 - 22:09
Anyone have any views on a Ford Kuga? Seem to be well within the price range, but unsure of reliability. My 2004 T30 X trail with 270k km...
16/10/2019 - 07:50
Thanks. The building inspection report notes that the stairs are unapproved, but says they're in good condition (granted this is not a...
14/10/2019 - 22:06
Thanks. This had crossed my mind.
14/10/2019 - 22:00
Hi hivemind, I'm looking to buy a house at auction in a few weeks time (FHB). The house has a garage on the ground floor, and the previous...
14/10/2019 - 18:58
The immigration stats you hear quoted are for 'primary skilled applicants', i.e. the person with a skilled work visa. These people do...
29/07/2019 - 19:13
Look at the invoice - the notes say they've done a basic service and inspection, not an oil change. This is probably on the high side for a...
20/05/2019 - 22:16
Can anyone comment on the quality of the hot breakfast food at IKEA nowadays? I checked out the Canberra one a few years ago, and the eggs...
25/04/2019 - 10:10
What on earth are you talking about? S&P/ASX 200 April 1 2019 - 6217.0 S&P/ASX 200 April 1 2009 - 3579.7 The ASX200 is up 73% on what it...
01/04/2019 - 19:08
Bernie Madoff's investment company turned out to be a Ponzi scheme after having taken in over $60 billion in investments over 30 years. A...
01/04/2019 - 18:56
Speaking of uneducated people, the word you were after is 'their', not 'there'.
19/01/2019 - 17:35
"I was thinking about all those retailers going into administration and the PM urging people to buy stuff." It's pretty clear that the...
19/01/2019 - 14:17
Prices in Melbourne and Sydney are failing at a rate of about 1% a month at the moment. That's around $2000 a week on the average $800k...
30/11/2018 - 22:16
An economic boom coupled with lax lending resulted in a property bubble, which subsequently burst - prices fell 50-70% from the peak.
17/11/2018 - 20:37
Their safety margin is called the Australian tax payer.
17/11/2018 - 20:31
IMO they will probably continue to fall at around the current pace next year. The current falls are being caused by banks withdrawing...
17/11/2018 - 20:29
IMO the main advantage Apple devices have over Android devices is that manufacturers who use Android often have crappy interfaces loaded up...
06/10/2018 - 12:58
Stuff like fancy cars can be fun, but they will never make you happy and give your life meaning. They can make you unhappy if they require...
13/09/2018 - 19:29