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Jun 28th 2018, 12:26 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,986
Posted By phat-dave

Re: What would be a good take-home salary in the UK?

out of interest CO and please don't answer if I'm being intrusive, assuming you now have a modest mortgage but how beneficial was the equity you brought back with you from Canada towards reducing...
Jun 26th 2018, 11:38 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,986
Posted By phat-dave

Re: What would be a good take-home salary in the UK?

so my observation would be for a family, you probably need two incomes... 70K (4K/month net) & 30K (2K/net) to leave comfortably, definitely not living the dream but comfortable.
Jun 22nd 2018, 5:32 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,986
Posted By phat-dave

Re: What would be a good take-home salary in the UK?

50k almost feels like a minimum (~3100/month) albeit i have no experience - looking on rightmove etc, run of the mill 2-3 bedroom semi detached homes outside of london seem to vary between...
Mar 9th 2014, 6:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By phat-dave

Re: How to emigrate to Canada

good for you chief
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2014, 6:47 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 850,340
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

keefy - if it's any consolation i had a similar bullshit run around this afternoon with Thai & Avianca. At least US Airways speak English ... lol
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2013, 8:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Buying a property - valuation

i'd be starting negotiations at $380
Nov 14th 2013, 3:40 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Lock'd out of IEC kompass?

phishing attempt - theyve now stolen your details and are using your identity details to establish your immigration in PEI.
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2013, 2:27 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By phat-dave

Re: *Urgent* - re US Airways Dividend Miles

if timing is of the essence dont discount paying your way PER > SIN/BKK/NRT/PVG (eg: *A hubs) and then searching those hubs into the UK.

probably won't be the most cost effective though.
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2013, 12:07 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By phat-dave

Re: *Urgent* - re US Airways Dividend Miles

sorry to hear of your circumstances, pretty shitty situation.

redemption on Emirates would not be applicable as they're not a member of *Alliance nor oneworld.

they're only an affiliate of...
Forum: Canada
Aug 22nd 2013, 7:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Cuberbullying in BC. Do they have equiv CEOPS here?

it's definitely a shit situation, i wish you luck - parenting is never easy and especially so when one has special needs.

also it's great to hear that he has bought into avoiding the channels that...
Forum: Canada
Aug 21st 2013, 12:57 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Cuberbullying in BC. Do they have equiv CEOPS here?

in fairness irc is a well known unmoderated medium, it is regarded by some as the underground for illegal and pirated software, child pornography, pedophiles that groom children plus mass trolling...
Forum: Australia
Apr 20th 2013, 2:38 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,859
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Bank Guarantee - off-the-plan property purchase

definitely do the bank guarantee... surprised they want 10% for off the plan though... either way good luck
Forum: Australia
Apr 7th 2013, 7:51 am
Replies: 180
Views: 15,087
Posted By phat-dave

Re: UK vs Australia for childrens' futures

i dont necessarily like abbott but i do respect him... particularly his efforts in the community which are genuine ie: he's an active surf lifesaver etc plus he gets out and about not just for...
Forum: Canada
Mar 16th 2013, 7:33 am
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2013, 8:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Question about money

CAD, the currency is CAD :D

when I landed with my IEC LOI I wasn't even asked for evidence of funds but I just took a bank statement I got from the bank the day before I left.
Forum: Canada
Mar 10th 2013, 8:29 am
Replies: 62
Views: 15,177
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Duvets!! WTF??

hmm i just went to the bay and picked up a decent NZ wool duvet... in and out in about 20 minutes
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2013, 11:49 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 9,821
Posted By phat-dave

Re: different words used??

haha, im giggling because i had something similar with my colleagues pronouncing the names AARON and ERIN.

they have no idea, cute.
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2013, 2:20 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 9,821
Posted By phat-dave

Re: different words used??

dont ask payroll if you'll get paid next fortnight, they'll have no idea what youre talking about.

lol
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2013, 9:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Where to stay on arrival to Melbourne

I can recommend Corporate Keys.... they provide furnished rentals of high quality with all utilities etc included - this was perfect for the first 4 weeks.... (albeit a tad expensive)
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Nov 1st 2012, 11:20 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Help !!!!!!!

i think the biggest hurdle for IEC is that you cannot have any dependents ie: kids
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2012, 4:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Yippee - job offer on day 2 of look/see trip

thanks for sharing. that is a great result, congrats!
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2012, 10:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Yippee - job offer on day 2 of look/see trip

that's great news... maybe share what he actually does would be a better contribution too.

congrats
Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2012, 9:03 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,210
Posted By phat-dave

Re: RBA drop 50 base points, but ...

swans makes very valid points... he must work for a bank lol :D
Sep 22nd 2012, 12:08 am
Replies: 60
Views: 3,614
Posted By phat-dave

Re: Yukon classification???

nice, howd you manage that? i had a tahoe rental for 8 weeks and averaged 9mpg, i thought it was pretty good :thumbsup:

practically though i should have taken the dodge caravan :D
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