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Jul 4th 2020, 5:51 pm
Replies: 11,737
Views: 595,815
Posted By jjmb

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

This does not reassure me about retiring here in a few years time. When you are old and befuddled most of the time about healthcare (as I am already :lol:), the last thing you need to be worrying...
Jun 27th 2020, 9:44 pm
Replies: 11,737
Views: 595,815
Posted By jjmb

Re: What has p*ssed you off today...part II

:drinkingwine::rofl: Hopefully you will see the end of it but mine keep bouncing back. Really need to get a smaller house! :rofl: No doubt, the eldest will be back in August and GD's school is back...
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2020, 9:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,406
Posted By jjmb

Re: Job Opportunity US - should i stay or should i go

Petitefranaise would be the member for the best advice about this. She has a higher qualification in dentistry but I am sure she would be the most knowledgeable.
Jun 13th 2020, 5:51 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 41,693
Posted By jjmb

Re: Gizza Job

Nope, They actually helped her file for unemployment when she did her exit interview and it was due to start about the 15th May. She only got 2 wks for her last pay check. But yes, payroll is the...
Jun 13th 2020, 5:28 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 41,693
Posted By jjmb

Re: Gizza Job

Thanks, she has been trying to get a City of Austin job for years as they pay more than the State! :lol: Now she open to trying for jobs anywhere. She wasn't been paid that much from PUC which is...
Jun 13th 2020, 4:39 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 41,693
Posted By jjmb

Re: Gizza Job

She worked for TCEQ in Houston and Austin for several years before transferring to PUC. There is a hiring freeze on for most State jobs at the moment and given her treatment, she is not keen to work...
Jun 13th 2020, 4:14 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 41,693
Posted By jjmb

Re: Gizza Job

Update on my daughter's situation. This week she was denied her unemployment as according to them she is still on the payroll! To say she feels she has been kicked in the teeth, yet again, is...
May 6th 2020, 8:38 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 41,693
Posted By jjmb

Re: Gizza Job

No PUC which writes the regulations and takes companies to court.
May 5th 2020, 4:08 pm
Replies: 312
Views: 41,693
Posted By jjmb

Re: Gizza Job

daughter lost her job last week. 25% of her state agency were dismissed. As she worked for the agency tthat regulates the utilities in Texas, expect water quality to go down and less regulation on...
Forum: USA
Feb 13th 2020, 2:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,448
Posted By jjmb

Re: Moving to Bergen County, NJ in 6 weeks!

Is that just for the flights, moving and containers etc. My son used PBS specialist pet travel when he brought his dog, a smooth coat border collie ,back with him in September 2019. It cost just...
Dec 12th 2019, 3:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By jjmb

Re: Going back to UK after retirement age

If she claimed child benefit during the period she didn't work 1975 -1990, her pension will have been protected. On the information she has given, it looks like she would be able to get a full...
Nov 24th 2019, 6:36 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,830
Posted By jjmb

Re: Born in UK, never lived in UK

maybe contacting UK expats in Ukraine might help. There doesn't appear to be an forums on this site but checking google, I came across this site https://www.internations.org/ukraine-expats/british. ...
Forum: USA
Nov 16th 2019, 6:23 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 11,860
Posted By jjmb

Re: Trying to buy land in America, hopefully Arizona.

Wow, I never seen a post received so positively which is nice. However, no one has mentioned health care and the cost of it over here. Would living in the USA, still entitle you to NHS treatment?...
Forum: USA
Nov 12th 2019, 12:00 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,546
Posted By jjmb

Re: If you could vote for brexit again, would you?

Wasn't able to vote, due to the 15 yr rule but I would have voted remain. Now, given the mess all the parties have made of it, I would probably vote leave and let the English have their independence....
Nov 5th 2019, 7:45 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,456
Posted By jjmb

Re: Jo Swinson !

If she even gets re-elected. Good chance the SNP will take her seat.
Forum: USA
Sep 28th 2019, 4:39 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By jjmb

Re: Questions about Moving Back to the US

Has he looked into whether his training/education /experience will transfer over here successfully? Also have you looked into the salaries that position makes. I should imagine Pennsylvania is quite...
Forum: USA
Sep 25th 2019, 2:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By jjmb

Re: Questions about Moving Back to the US

Next question. What type of work does your husband do?
Sep 23rd 2019, 4:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By jjmb

Re: Cellphone Advice Please!

look up posts by petitefrancaise on this subject. She has a wealth of info
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 10:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By jjmb

Re: shipping a bicyle and some other smaller items

Its a bicyle which has got him through a lot of trials and tribulations over the past 2 plus years. Due to a last week work of +50 hrs, he hasn't had time to figure this out for himself but I get...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 6:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By jjmb

shipping a bicyle and some other smaller items

So I have looked on the site but not getting anywhere. My son is wanting to ship his bike, bike stand, ps4 plus a 3 pictures (about 24"X 36") from Edinburgh to Austin TX. What is the best and...
Aug 28th 2019, 5:39 pm
Replies: 430
Views: 18,465
Posted By jjmb

Re: Petition : Do not prorogue Parliament. PLEASE SIGN

are you posting this on the Guardian as well, as I saw exact same comment there.
Aug 27th 2019, 5:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By jjmb

Re: Totalizationl Agreement USA / UK Pensions

Its the number of quarters that count. 40. 9 yrs will be nothing if they raise the pension age to 75 as proposed. :frown:
Forum: USA
Aug 27th 2019, 4:59 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,368
Posted By jjmb

Re: Considering Super Commuting US>UK

Just being nosy, as I have no practical experience to offer. What professions do you and wife work in? I am sure it seems like a good idea at the moment but I would of hated being apart from my...
Aug 27th 2019, 2:57 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By jjmb

Re: GillyK’s question about assets & care eligibility

this might well be a benefit that restricted when you first arrive. Took my sister about 6 months to get carer's allowance for my Dad who had a stroke just before he came back to the UK.
Aug 26th 2019, 2:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By jjmb

Re: GillyK’s question about assets & care eligibility

I think you have misunderstood my point about the house. If your property is in both your names, ( parents jointly owned their house) any income you derive from it will be split 50/50. They won't...
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