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How much is your PM/Pres. paid?

How much is your PM/Pres. paid?

Earlier this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he and almost everyone working for him would take a 10% pay cut because of mounting economic sanctions imposed on his country. Whether Putin and his staff will actually feel the slash in their salaries is debatable, considering Putin says he is unaware of the amount printed on his paychecks. “Frankly, I don’t even know my own salary; they just give it to me, and I put it away in my account,”…

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Order of the Maggot

Order of the Maggot

It was only a matter of time! When man stands not to act by his own volition, but only act through bullying or duress! When man remains not true to himself, but to be tempted by money or financial reward! When man’s own nature takes second place to the domination of others! These times are upon us! Iran is the final non-conformer! Once they are beaten, the world is ours! No man will be able to stand! Free will will…

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Steal peoples Credit Card details with scanners available on Ebay

Steal peoples Credit Card details with scanners available on Ebay

Wow! This is almost like going back to the days of hairspray on phone-cards, video-tape on cash cards or all those other small-time low risk scams of yesteryear. Your life in their handsBearing in mind credit-card fraud in the UK is not a criminal offence, you won’t even get a sentence for this one. The video explains all. I know RFID is a good thing. I can’t help thinking this is a bit dodgy to me. New suit?The video recommends…

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Legendary Bankers

Legendary Bankers

It seems that over the weekend three bankers have made it into the legendary league occupied by the likes of Soros, Buffet and John Arnold. Dan Spark, Michael “Swenny” Swenson and Josh Birnbaum collectively netted $4bn profits for Goldman Sachs in a speculative gamble. Sub-primesThe 4 bet that sub-primes would turn sour by the end of the year, netting the bank $4bn in profits, more than off-setting it’s own exposure to the sub-primes market. Work hard, do your researchGoldman stands…

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Lloyds Bank Charges

Lloyds Bank Charges

Recently received a £60 fine for going overdrawn with my bank, who have refused to repay the money. This should be an interesting case as its receiving a lot of publicity at the moment.I’ll be using the blog to document my progress. Links:Lloyds BankMoneysaving expert Its not much in my case, but it costs £30 to go to county court plus it doesn’t take £60 to write me a letter telling me I’m overdrawn. We’ll see how it goes. (Visited…

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