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by irukandjisting
Fri May 31, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: The benefits of a basic income // much higher min wage
Replies: 309
Views: 61260

<t>Some of the current wages generally are - Check Out chicks at Woolworths etc are on casual 23 dolllars an hour and Registered Nurses in their first year are on 26 dollars an hour, rising till Year 8... plus all the bonuse, penalties, weekend loadings and Public holiday loadings you can muster for...
by irukandjisting
Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Loaning Money
Replies: 25
Views: 3702

totally Seneca....

by irukandjisting
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Loaning Money
Replies: 25
Views: 3702

<t>One of my girls arrived in Whistler and the only job, late in the season was at KFC for $10 per hour<br/> Coming from $30 an hour plus all the penalties - she soon ran out of money<br/> I lent her $1,000 which really helped her out - she then also secured a Early Childhood job for about $14 an ho...
by irukandjisting
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 600ml Coke Bottles and 500g Peanut Butter Jars
Replies: 0
Views: 485

..... will hold $600 in $2 coins... if you saving for something in particular
One of my 2 litre Just Juice bottles uncovered $1,000 in mixed change recently - booked a holiday with that - previous one held about the same - boughta new piano - Digital...

by irukandjisting
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:16 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ERE Charity - Can We Unite?
Replies: 11
Views: 1741

<t>All my change - thats $1 and $2 gold coins and most of the silver - 50c, 20c, 10 and 5c all gets saved in 2 Litre plastic juice bottles - amazing how much you can put away <br/> As for charity - when I buy something and get small change - always pop it into the bench top charity boxes at shops<br...
by irukandjisting
Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Frugal bang for your buck
Replies: 19
Views: 2156

No.1 is a beauty - with 4 daughters and all lol

by irukandjisting
Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Loaning Money
Replies: 25
Views: 3702

Do you ever loan money to friends or family?
Do you have a limit you will lend?

by irukandjisting
Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: TightFistedMiser's Journal
Replies: 27
Views: 5811

It's an easy read ....

by irukandjisting
Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:35 am
Forum: Inspiration
Topic: ERE songs
Replies: 151
Views: 59808

<t>You'll Never Walk Alone -<br/> When you walk through a storm<br/> <br/> Hold your head up high<br/> <br/> And don't be afraid of the dark<br/> At the end of the storm<br/> <br/> Is a golden day<br/> <br/> And the sweet silver song of the lark<br/> Walk on through the wind<br/> <br/> Walk on throu...
by irukandjisting
Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:18 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Laundry ERE style
Replies: 22
Views: 2742

@ Myakka - why not just hang your clothes on an ordinary outside line ?? - it's free and the sun and wind dries your clothes better

by irukandjisting
Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Waiting 48 hours for gas
Replies: 10
Views: 1379

....even 'we' heard, all the way over here - 'fill your tanks up'
gosh - practical skills??

by irukandjisting
Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Parents with young children - ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 682

<t>..when my kids were little, and still we are talking about 2000 plus - and there were music lessons, a mortgage and a car payment etc etc... simple things we did were to take some bread down the river and feed the pelicans, go to the beach or walk along the beach, go to the library, go to the par...
by irukandjisting
Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Australians check in?
Replies: 93
Views: 9530

...Hi fJ....another good read frugalJo is -
The Simple Living Guide - Janet Luhrs

by irukandjisting
Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Happy Consumerween!
Replies: 7
Views: 769

Halloween - is very low key in Australia - thankfully

by irukandjisting
Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Housing Questions
Topic: Paid off the Mortgage Today
Replies: 15
Views: 2633

<t>Great!!! Canadian Dream - it's a fab feeling to have done it!!!<br/> @BPA - kind of like what I am doing, getting a smaller place - basically, living off the proceeds of this house when it is sold next year - after all the dividing etc etc - and then living in the 300sq foot that I am now paying ...
by irukandjisting
Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: Prepping for Storms
Replies: 23
Views: 3150

...what are you going to do with Pepper Spray??? lol
should probably add my daughter carried Bear Spray in the mountains when she was in Canada - to protect her and others - she is a Music teacher - going on excursions, or in the playground in 'bear season' etc...

by irukandjisting
Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: How do you handle the holidaze?
Replies: 21
Views: 2501

<t>8 weeks on Tuesday !!<br/> ....simple as this year - a meal on the day... one daughter is flying home from New York and another flying out to Winnipeg next month - so 4 big kids for lunch and dinner - it will be hot so we usually go to the beach or into the pool in the afternoon<br/> ....said to ...
by irukandjisting
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Nature house.. cool idea!
Replies: 1
Views: 393

nice Northman.... great pics .... good ideas.... I really like their lounge too
A while back I helped build a Mudbrick house... beautiful and cool in the summer....heavy work but worthwhile - cedar windows and slate floors - its a stunner

by irukandjisting
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:46 am
Forum: Skills & Tools Questions
Topic: School of Hard Knocks
Replies: 29
Views: 3266

<t>... also, teaching the value of the basic one dollar - day to day living skills with money - throw a dollar a day in a jar, envelope saving if you will - starting from the bottom up - yes you can achieve something out of so little<br/> ....not requiring credit cards. cars even - a little runaroun...
by irukandjisting
Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Mortgage payments - Weekly, Fortnightly or Monthly
Replies: 9
Views: 952

<t>aint that the truth fraussie!! lol...<br/> Just checked my home town - the cheapest - a 1 bedroom simple unit share laundry 92k - and the cheapest house was 220k - hundreds of ks north of Sydney<br/> Out west in the nulla nulla you would get something under 100k<br/> 85% of Aussies live within 50...