[bactttoma] Re: pension

  • From: steven taylor <steven_taylor10@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 19:21:15 +1000

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On 01/05/2010, at 7:09 PM, david wrote:

>   yeh but its bloody hard work lol
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "steven taylor" 
> <steven_taylor10@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 6:58 PM
> Subject: [bactttoma] Re: pension
> 
> 
>> Well, good luck with the opposite sex, the right person is out there.
>> 
>> 
>> On 01/05/2010, at 6:51 PM, david wrote:
>> 
>>>  nah i still live at home get my money and want to spend it but i just dont 
>>> have it at times to spend it and besides i at the moment are should we say 
>>> looking very closely at the opposite sex
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "steven taylor" 
>>> <steven_taylor10@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 6:45 PM
>>> Subject: [bactttoma] Re: pension
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> To be fair David, I do have a business which is really slow at the moment.
>>>> 
>>>> But my main income is still the dsp blind.
>>>> 
>>>> I pay a home loan every month, the usual bills and the usual need for food 
>>>> etc.
>>>> 
>>>> There is nothing wrong with admitting to yourself you are a bad budgeter.
>>>> 
>>>> In fact, that's great.
>>>> 
>>>> The trick is to stick to the budget once you have it balanced.
>>>> 
>>>> I use b pay or direct debit to pay my bills, I have a credit card, yes I 
>>>> admit it, I use it too and again have to make sacrifices to pay it off.
>>>> 
>>>> I rarely drink alcohol at the moment, the budget doesn't stretch enough to 
>>>> allow it.
>>>> 
>>>> I will admit I am a smoker but with the recent tax hike I am determined to 
>>>> quit this time can't afford to ruin my health any more, let alone the 
>>>> health of anyone else.
>>>> 
>>>> I also pay rates about 900 dollars a year where I live and the body 
>>>> corporate is 1200 bucks a year which I get little value for money but must 
>>>> pay, because silly Steven bought a strata titled property after he was 
>>>> talked in to it.
>>>> 
>>>> I then have the business to run on top of this it's hard, I will admit it.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 01/05/2010, at 6:33 PM, david wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> okay stevne thats a fare and balance argument but as a tenager not 
>>>>> working and studying its hard to budget but maybe i am just bad at it
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "steven taylor" 
>>>>> <steven_taylor10@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> To: <bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 6:28 PM
>>>>> Subject: [bactttoma] pension
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi folks.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> In my view yes and for a number of reasons.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I keep hearing from pensioners oh it is so hard to live on my low income 
>>>>>> and it is so hard to budget.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The good news is folks if you really need genuine assistance, there are 
>>>>>> a million solutions in Australia, we are lucky in this regard.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Most shires have food banks and transport services to take you to these 
>>>>>> places as well.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Don't knock food banks, the places are fantastic if people want my 2 
>>>>>> cents worth, and yes I have used them now and then.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Another thing to consider is the pension is the top benefit you can get.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If you compared the pension rate to new start you will find even without 
>>>>>> rental assistance you get about 150 dollars extra each fortnight.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Again, heaps of concessions are available on pensions everything from 
>>>>>> deferred rates if you own your own home to concessions on everything 
>>>>>> from animal registration to car registration and yes, believe it or not, 
>>>>>> insurance if you know where to look.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Another thing to consider is the number of charities who give assistance 
>>>>>> with everything from food vouchers to vouchers they send to gas, 
>>>>>> electricity, phone and water companies to help and assist pensioners pay 
>>>>>> their bills.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> As I say, you just need to know where to look.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Start with your local churches, and no you don't have to convert to a 
>>>>>> religion to get genuine assistance.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> As for medical appointment transport, look at your local shire, your 
>>>>>> local church, and even your local state government department may assist 
>>>>>> you here, this saves taxi fairs.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> In the specific case of blind people, compare our membership fees to BCA 
>>>>>> or VA to those others are paying.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If you live in Western Australia and you are blind you pay 66 dollars a 
>>>>>> year for the Association for the Blind.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Compare that price to membership you pay to Vision Australia and count 
>>>>>> your blessings if you live anywhere outside WA.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Pensioners are now the only people who get free ambulance transport new 
>>>>>> start customers do not get this even though they have health care cards.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> As for clothing, well, you don't need the top of the line labels every 
>>>>>> time surely not.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Nothing wrong with all the second hand stuff and shops around they are 
>>>>>> everywhere these days.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> And if that's not enough, there are drop in centres, soup kitchens, and 
>>>>>> yes, chemists who give pensioner discounts on over the counter products 
>>>>>> as well although a lot of them want you to pay a membership fee first 
>>>>>> now days.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So pensioners, swallow your pride, the assistance is truly out there, 
>>>>>> and keep off the poker machines please ok complete waste of money and I 
>>>>>> see so many pensioners spending hundreds of dollars a year on this waste.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 01/05/2010, at 6:03 PM, david wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> hmmm heres something to think do we recieve enough money from the 
>>>>>>> goverment from our pension. I only say that parents now will recieve 
>>>>>>> more they us over 18 weeks if they choose to have chilldreen your 
>>>>>>> thoughts
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "david" <davidsaxberg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> To: <bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 5:55 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: [bactttoma] Re: Another new member approved 
>>>>>>> impresstaylor@xxxxxxxxx
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> well i br ha! good on ya em cools
>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Emma Taylor" 
>>>>>>>> <impresstaylor@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>> To: <bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 5:49 PM
>>>>>>>> Subject: [bactttoma] Re: Another new member approved 
>>>>>>>> impresstaylor@xxxxxxxxx
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> hi guys, my name is Emma Taylor and I am from Adelaide South 
>>>>>>>>> australia.
>>>>>>>>> I am 22 years old, turning 23 on 6th june.
>>>>>>>>> I love chatting to lots of people and making friends.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Warm Regards
>>>>>>>>> Emma Taylor (Adelaide South Australia)
>>>>>>>>> home: 0883679237
>>>>>>>>> mobile: 0435723767
>>>>>>>>> Email: impresstaylor@xxxxxxxxx
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>>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "steven taylor" 
>>>>>>>>> <steven_taylor10@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>>> To: <bactttoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 5:12 PM
>>>>>>>>> Subject: [bactttoma] Another new member approved 
>>>>>>>>> impresstaylor@xxxxxxxxx
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Hi Ema.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> I know who you are but others don't or may not and welcome to the 
>>>>>>>>> list.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Thank you for joining.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Ok so if you see this post, you are now approved and can start 
>>>>>>>>> posting immediately.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> To post.
>>>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>>>> Look forward to hearing from you.
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>>>>>>>>> Can we break the unlucky 13 members.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Cheers.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Steven.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
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