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Member Since 09/03/2012
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Location NSW

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Buy things that are low priced and sell them later when they are higher. For example, Aussie retail is currently very low due to fear of...
15/01/2018 - 23:58
PMGOLD is an ETF on the asx that invests in 100% physical. Many retail funds will allow you to buy ETFs. While an SMSF isn't much of a...
15/01/2018 - 09:32
Plenty of people are gullible and have low financial literacy. Spreading the word that these deals are risky is the best way to crimp their...
11/01/2018 - 10:53
No, but it rings a bell. Maybe Ross Gittens wrote about it.
11/01/2018 - 10:09
Call fair trading, or your local equivalent, they will take it pretty seriously, at least in NSW.
10/01/2018 - 21:03
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06/01/2018 - 23:26
ACCC says they can only charge the costs they pay, not extra. A surcharge is OK if it reflects their extra costs, which may be higher if...
05/01/2018 - 00:20
Much cheaper if you can wait till late in the month or February. For a suggestion, one of the nicest holidays I took with young kids was at...
04/01/2018 - 23:54
Check all 4 corners blinkers, usually means one is blown.
04/01/2018 - 23:21
[@mbck](/comment/5490121/redir): Not sure if this exists in NSW, but it is actually a good service to get a 'witness' to what has happened...
04/01/2018 - 23:16
Loud birds in QLD, or maybe you are so attractive it is the catcalls of local women? I'm interested to see what the community recommends...
04/01/2018 - 23:10
Remembering the store rep has to deal with their systems, so may not have all the info on latest developments, you should definitely ask...
04/01/2018 - 23:06
Not an audiophile, but is it largely dependant on whether you are listening to stuff with a strong base line, or treble. So, dance music or...
04/01/2018 - 22:59
Philosophically, this post is a good example of how behavioural economics works. If you drive to the next suburb to save 2c a litre on...
04/01/2018 - 22:51
>This is one area where Australia trails behind much of the developed world. I can imagine Peter Dutton standing in parliament decrying...
04/01/2018 - 22:42
I should state I agree you shouldn't pay the surcharge, but I also live life in a way so the most I would do in objection is to say "hey,...
04/01/2018 - 22:38
> But when she came back, they decided it wasn't worth the trouble At least one sane person in this story!
04/01/2018 - 22:34
If it was truly OzBargain it would have been $7 per person after entertainment book coupons, happy hour deals etc. That 13c all adds up!...
04/01/2018 - 22:32
Great deal for twins and triplets.
04/01/2018 - 22:28
No worries, your English is much better than I can speak any other languages!
04/01/2018 - 19:00
The 'premium' is the yearly bill. The 'excess' is the charge when a claim is made. I assume the owner means excess. Ask for a copy of the...
04/01/2018 - 12:45
It appears they added a bidet attachment to the toilet plumbing, and that failed, causing the flood. Difficult to be certain as I assume...
04/01/2018 - 12:43
Extremely lucky the owner is being so reasonable, if OP added an item to the plumbing that failed and caused the damage.
04/01/2018 - 12:41
My current phone has 4Gb of RAM, and is noticeably snappier than the 2Gb one it replaced, even just for apps not gaming. For something I...
04/01/2018 - 12:35
This looks like normal airmail post from China. It can take 10 days after getting to this stage before delivery, in my experience. Add in...
04/01/2018 - 11:20
I decided a few years ago to get China android phones, but upgrade every 18months - 2years rather than buying costly phones and keeping...
04/01/2018 - 11:15
I’m a huge fan of diy repair, but increasingly devices are all surface mount components not designed for user repair. It sadly isn’t as...
04/01/2018 - 11:10
Call a tv repair person. If you can take it to them, they will repair it for under $50.
04/01/2018 - 10:46
Expect the 2gb that reports as 128gb type.
03/01/2018 - 15:55