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    Thread: Can you buy Samsung S10's unlocked in NZ?

    Ok good to know, cheers mate

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    Thread: Can you buy Samsung S10's unlocked in NZ?

    I'm not sure if this is a dumb question or not...but if I buy an S10 outright from the NZ Samsung site is it unlocked?

    Reason I ask is because you have to choose what carrier you use. Whereas the...

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    Thread: Reliable car suggestions - looking to spend 12-15k

    That would be nice, but I can't justify cruising around in a V8 haha



    Economical, reliable, presentable and better than my previous car :)

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    Thread: Reliable car suggestions - looking to spend 12-15k

    hmmm not sure about the look, but it's definitely reliable. I will consider it, cheers

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    Thread: Reliable car suggestions - looking to spend 12-15k

    good suggestions thanks, I forgot about the Mazda 3

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    Thread: Reliable car suggestions - looking to spend 12-15k

    Sup guys, I can spend 15k max for a reliable car, but not that keen on those small engine matchbox cars e.g Yaris, Vitz

    I'm currently leaning toward a NZ new Corolla GLX hatchback. I've had a good...

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    I've got no idea lol, I'm almost exactly 50/50 cash and stocks at the moment :)

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    Thread: Alternatives to Auckland

    There's been quite a few threads/posts about Auckland property and the rat race in general, so I thought this might be timely post. I've never given much thought to moving out of Auckland but the...

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    Thread: The 9-5 working day, the grind. Discuss

    I think if the average office worker worked out their hourly pay including the commute, then took out tax and transportation costs, many would be shocked to see what their 'real' hourly pay is.

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    The Chinese index is up 1.2% for the day, with about 2 hrs of trading to go

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Yes should be an interesting day, ok I'm going to be real negative and say a 15% drop lol

    I'm finding the prospect of a large correction quite exciting tbh, I want to buy into some international...

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Yea good points, I'm in for the long haul anyway so will continue to invest each month _b

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Yeah man, I'm also a happy FNZ holder, it's had a great run the last few years. But that makes me wary, not sure how long it can keep this pace up.

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    I just opened Bitcoin QT and I have to download a years worth of transactions to sync lol, flag that. But a quick search says it's pretty straightforward to sweep the private keys into Electrum...

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Yeah blue chips on the NZX took a hit, but spec stocks like Xero up 7%, there is no logic :D

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    The fund is liable for FIF taxes but this is sorted out by the fund manager. The problem with PIE funds like these is that they have to use the FDR method every tax year, whereas a direct investor...

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    I can't fault it, as long as you can cover any margin calls you will be fine. But like you said it will depend on whether you will have the discipline to stay the course with this system if there are...

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Yea all good, not in a position to do it right now anyway but thanks.

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Cheers, looks like a solid strategy.



    Yep people just don't realise how much of their returns are eaten up by fees, have a play with this calculator to see what I mean. You might think 1% is...

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    I use Sharesight.

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    Thread: Investment Basics

    Hi Neon, I also have a decent holding of FNZ, can you elaborate more on this? Also how are you tracking your returns and taking into account margin interest?

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    Thread: 90 day trial - employment question

    Exactly. Anyway it's a month notice, it's going to be long one.

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    Thread: 90 day trial - employment question

    Long story short, I started a new job this year and I'm already bored shitless and the boss is a tosser. I'm still in the 90 day trial period where the employer can give 3 days notice to me, is that...

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    Thread: Opening an Australian bank account from NZ?

    You can't receive Aussie dividends by direct credit unless you have an Aussie account.

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    Thread: Opening an Australian bank account from NZ?

    Ok cool that looks promising, thanks.

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