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    I hate it when people have a dig at me for 'being loaded' (even though I'm not particularly 'loaded').

    "Oh he'll be OK he's got 5 houses" (what?!)
    "And he earns £xxx per day"
    "Why don't you just get that Porsche"
    "It's alright for him, he's got a big house" (F**ks sake it's only a house and it isn't that big)

    etc etc

    F**king bedwetters: these are people who as permies earn > £100k a year (one of them £250k), but largely they just don't have a clue on how to manage their money. And then one of them tells me that someone offerred him to contract at £1,000 a day (believable, he's a senior manager) and yet he won't do it. I guess they might as well keep wetting their beds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChimpMaster View Post
    I hate it when people have a dig at me for 'being loaded' (even though I'm not particularly 'loaded').

    "Oh he'll be OK he's got 5 houses" (what?!)
    "And he earns £xxx per day"
    "Why don't you just get that Porsche"
    "It's alright for him, he's got a big house" (F**ks sake it's only a house and it isn't that big)

    etc etc

    F**king bedwetters: these are people who as permies earn > £100k a year (one of them £250k), but largely they just don't have a clue on how to manage their money. And then one of them tells me that someone offerred him to contract at £1,000 a day (believable, he's a senior manager) and yet he won't do it. I guess they might as well keep wetting their beds.
    I can only see one bedwetter around here...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChimpMaster View Post
    I hate it when people have a dig at me for 'being loaded' (even though I'm not particularly 'loaded').

    "Oh he'll be OK he's got 5 houses" (what?!)
    "And he earns £xxx per day"
    "Why don't you just get that Porsche"
    "It's alright for him, he's got a big house" (F**ks sake it's only a house and it isn't that big)

    etc etc

    F**king bedwetters: these are people who as permies earn > £100k a year (one of them £250k), but largely they just don't have a clue on how to manage their money. And then one of them tells me that someone offerred him to contract at £1,000 a day (believable, he's a senior manager) and yet he won't do it. I guess they might as well keep wetting their beds.
    I always find it good to just smile at them and carry on with their rant (bit like shaunieboy really!).

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    Tbh I don't see how someone commenting on the fact they see you as wealthy as being "a dig". Surely their jealousy is a compliment towards your success??
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChimpMaster View Post
    I hate it when people have a dig at me for 'being loaded' (even though I'm not particularly 'loaded').

    "Oh he'll be OK he's got 5 houses" (what?!)
    "And he earns £xxx per day"
    "Why don't you just get that Porsche"
    "It's alright for him, he's got a big house" (F**ks sake it's only a house and it isn't that big)

    etc etc

    F**king bedwetters: these are people who as permies earn > £100k a year (one of them £250k), but largely they just don't have a clue on how to manage their money. And then one of them tells me that someone offerred him to contract at £1,000 a day (believable, he's a senior manager) and yet he won't do it. I guess they might as well keep wetting their beds.
    So let me get this straight, you go to a new place of work, which may only last three to six months and in conversation you tell them your hourly rate, throw in a mention of your BTL properties, discuss your own residence including how small or big it may be and then you wonder why they are being a tad green eyed?

    The only topics left to mention are the low annual ISA allowance, the low level of interest on one year fixed rate bonds, oh, forgot to mention the pitiful £85k FSA protection per financial institution and finally how one has the unenvious task of juggling a war chest between numerous institutions to keep it safe.

    On a serious note, I think it's best for contractors to stay off these topics if we do not want to become hate figures for the financially prolifigate. IBs are full of folks who thought they had a right to earn the sums of the last decade because they were some how 'gifted', failing to realise that we all enjoyed the lifestyle thanks to the Brown bubble and it perhaps had very little to do with our ability.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    Those who have it never talk about money
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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    Those who have it never talk about money
    Just ask Sas.
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