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Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2007, 11:49 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: National insurance!

Unlikely that it will be abolished however they will likely change the rules to a similar pension to Australia which is means tested and requires you to be living in the country to claim it.
Forum: Australia
May 3rd 2007, 3:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Hayfever nightmare!

i take steroids for my hay fever Solu-Cortef i think it is called, i have an injection every twice months in my bum and it works great
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2007, 10:16 am
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: child seat

it is not illegal but not good practice, It is not possible for police to enforce this, since not everyone can afford a car seat and it is not a crime to be poor.
Forum: Australia
Sep 7th 2006, 7:54 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Buying new car fomr dealer - How long does it take?

Use this company to get a quote, I use them every time I want a new car and they are usually much cheaper than what a dealer quotes. All they do is negotiate a price on your behalf and put you in...
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2006, 8:49 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,875
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Credit Cards

They will probably not ask for proof of your residency all you need to do is tick the box that says yes i am a permanent resident.
Forum: Australia
Mar 14th 2006, 8:35 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,875
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Credit Cards

Woolworths Ezy Mastercard is the best by far, $39 annual fee. Not many credit cards are better than this one. The American Express Platinum Credit Card is also good, don't let the $395 annual fee...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2006, 10:33 am
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Life Insurance in Aus

Use the same company that your employer pays superannuation too, this way you can pay the premiums from your superannuation fund instead of using your own money.
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2006, 11:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: phoning Australia

This call checker is also good for comparing the cheap phone companies. there is one on here for 0.00p per minute not sure how that works.

http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/intcallchecker/index.php
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2006, 11:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,027
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Flying with Qantas

Each person flying must join the Qantas frequent flyer program, join as uk residents via the Qantas website its free this way saving $80.00. You may earn about 10,000 points each from uk to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2006, 9:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: For anyone who's bought a car in WA

I will sell you a black brand new Holden Barina ( vauxhall corsa ) for A$12,500. You would also have to pay stamp duty of A$343.75. This is a good price.

http://rol.osr.wa.gov.au/taxcal/
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2006, 3:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Paying UK National Insurance whilst living here

If you are near retirement age then its probably worth making the NI payments but if you are 30 years away then don't waste your money. The UK pension of the future will most definately be means...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2006, 3:27 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: National Insurance Cont.What did you decide?

It seems that you do not always have access to free NHS, however its up to you to inform them that you are not eligble for free treatment and that you must pay, only a fool or someone with lodsa...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2006, 2:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: National Insurance Cont.What did you decide?

If you did ever decide to go back to the UK when you were 60 or over you would not receive the full state pension however if you were hard up you would receive income support with the minimum income...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2006, 3:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,513
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: National Insurance Cont.What did you decide?

Its unlikely that the UK state pension will be around in 35 years when I retire, however if it was then the amounts that I would pay into it would be far less than what I would gain from the state...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2006, 3:08 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,378
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: No Referees for rental market!!!!!

I gave a friends number in the UK and pretended he was my landlord for a few years, the OZ agent called him and he gave me a glowing reference and I got the rental property no problem.
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2006, 8:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Buying a car - private or dealer?

It really depends on how much you want to spend and what age/type of car you want. Dont buy new unless you get an amazing discount. Big used cars like holden commodores are a good buy at the moment,...
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2006, 8:18 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Halifax Banking

Bankwest are ok they have the best savings account that pays 6% interest, I dont think that it would make the transition of moving banks any smoother by using Bankwest but it can't do any harm...
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2006, 8:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Pension Transfer - quick profit?

Do you really think that someone earning 215k per year spends his time talking on forums all night, I would think they would be out painting the town and wondering what to buy with all that muny.
Forum: Australia
Dec 20th 2005, 5:45 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: Perm res - can I come back into aus with less than six months valid on my passport?

If its still valid on the day you arrive then it should be no problem. The expiry date is not an approximate date. I think they say 6 months validity as a guide incase you are taken into hospital for...
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2005, 3:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: buying a new car at the turn of the year

not same as Uk its the compliance plate that is used to age cars
Forum: Australia
Dec 11th 2005, 11:37 am
Replies: 18
Views: 8,515
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: What happens to a Cash ISA when moving to Oz?

Nothing. You may feel a little guilty and have problems sleeping. Once you start breaking the law where will you stop maybe you will start killing people next. Tax evasion is a serious offence if you...
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2005, 11:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: University In Australia

It seems that you are correct. Is there any other assistance that would be available.
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2005, 5:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: University In Australia

Should be no problem getting into Uni with 3 A Levels but if not you can take a Stat test to get in, the higher the score the more options you have. Dont ever worry about having a massive Hecs debt...
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2005, 12:02 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 953
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: does anyone in Perth know Paul Slater?...(Geordie Paul)

you could try the white pages, no good if he doesnt have a phone

http://www.whitepages.com.au/wp/search/results.jhtml?_DARGS=%2Fwp%2Fsearch%2FsearchAgainInput.jhtml
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2005, 2:57 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 8,515
Posted By CreditCardKing

Re: What happens to a Cash ISA when moving to Oz?

I am not saying that I would recommend this, I am just putting forward an opinion. I would doubt that many people would have the option to leave money behind in the UK since the costs of moving...
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