Higher cost of living in 2018

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Higher cost of living in 2018

Post by Dreamweaver » 25 Aug 2018, 18:36

Average wage rise 2.0%
Secondary school fees rise 4.1%
Electricity rise 12.4%


Sydney Morning Herald, 31 January 2018

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Re: Higher cost of living in 2018

Post by Mahalia » 26 Aug 2018, 11:52

Pretty scary isn't it - no wonder so many families are struggling to keep their heads above water :eek
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Re: Higher cost of living in 2018

Post by Perrorist » 26 Aug 2018, 13:20

In the UK, wage levels in real terms have fallen consistently since 2004.

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Re: Higher cost of living in 2018

Post by Tedwalker » 04 Sep 2018, 15:22

Despite the pollies promises, it's difficult to see much change in the near future.

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Post by Perrorist » 04 Sep 2018, 16:26

It's likely to get worse.

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Re: Higher cost of living in 2018

Post by Buck_naked » 06 Sep 2018, 21:04

I had my electricity bill cut from $300 to $250. Thats a 16% CUT.
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Re: Higher cost of living in 2018

Post by Dreamweaver » 07 Sep 2018, 07:12

Perrorist wrote:
26 Aug 2018, 13:20
In the UK, wage levels in real terms have fallen consistently since 2004.
I would be interested to know how much suffering is caused by this fall. Are other benefits available free of charge? My sister always tried to retain a part pension, not for the actual income, but for the entitlements attached to it.
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