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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Sotos » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:13 pm

One more thing: A BMW or a Mercedes is not that expensive, especially if you buy it used. So the people you see driving these cars doesn't mean they are super rich. Probably they inherited a bit of money from their parents, most of them would have a university degree and a decent enough job, and even then many of them would not be able to buy even a used BMW outright, so they would borrow money from the bank to do so and pay the car with installments.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:40 am

Get Real! wrote:
AlphaM wrote:Why do you think its stupid for someone whos as broke as me to want to become rich one day and surround himself with rich successful individuals as he is???

Ooh i know

Because you are a broke motherfuucker sitting in your mums filthy badement probqbly 12 years old who never worked a day in your life to see the strughle thats out there

And going online putting people down

Good job little man

Oooh and btw i will NOT stop asking this Question until i know every bit of what each rich individual do in this island to have everything in their life and you can just coninue thinking that my Question is stupid

Psss... Whats a retard

As if you can go back to school now to start all over again and change you fate around! :roll:

You weren’t listening to anyone when you had the chance and now you’re running around counting your pennies and crying all the time! :roll:

Live with it… you’ll live a poor and shitty life because you made your bed early on and now you're sleeping in it.

This is what you’ve set yourself up for and this is exactly what you’re going to get. :|


PS: And judging by your numerous spelling/grammar mistakes above… you’re gonna die a pauper. :(


I don't know. There's this chap who apparently made a fortune doing something or other in football:

Harry Redknapp: I can't spell and I write like a 2-year-old
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/footba ... r-old.html
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:46 am

The whole strategy of picking a person who became rich and then setting out to emulate them is flawed, in my view. I mean, whatever dislexic Harry Redknapp did in football to make his fortune, if you set out to do the same you would probably fail because he succeeded in part because of his particular personality, skill set, knowledge and experience, and partly just out of luck because he had the right breaks at the right time. The vast majority of new businesses fail in their first few years, but a tiny number of them flourish and go on to make their owners super rich. There is no guaranteed route to richness, I am afraid.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:50 am

Get Real! wrote:As if you can go back to school now to start all over again and change you fate around! :roll:

You weren’t listening to anyone when you had the chance and now you’re running around counting your pennies and crying all the time! :roll:



Again, I don't know if it's that simple. I was a highly obedient, successful and hard-working pupil at school, and my younger brother, who went to the same school as me, was the diametrical opposite. I remember feeling smug when he left school with no qualifications and started working as an errand boy. But, guess what? He has actually done better than me in life.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby DT. » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:49 am

De_Tomaso wrote:Club owners
Casino owners
Property developers (successful ones)
Lawyers (with their own practice)
Chartered accountants (with their own practice) or partner level at KPMG, PWC et al
Top government officials
Top bank officials
Hedge Fund partners
Mafia (top level)
Money launderers
People traffickers (although I believe visa's are a little more difficult to come by since the rules of the game changed)
A few others that I cannot think of right now.

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- wealthy club owners?? In Cyprus???
- There are no casino owners in CY
- Top govt officials don't make that much (a govt minister nets about 4k a month)
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby supporttheunderdog » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:27 am

DT. wrote:
De_Tomaso wrote:Club owners
Casino owners
Property developers (successful ones)
Lawyers (with their own practice)
Chartered accountants (with their own practice) or partner level at KPMG, PWC et al
Top government officials
Top bank officials
Hedge Fund partners
Mafia (top level)
Money launderers
People traffickers (although I believe visa's are a little more difficult to come by since the rules of the game changed)
A few others that I cannot think of right now.

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- wealthy club owners?? In Cyprus???
- There are no casino owners in CY
- Top govt officials don't make that much (a govt minister nets about 4k a month)


Are you forgetting the (untaxed) "Perks" of being a top government official, some of which are pensionable?
How many Clubs are a (notionally loss making) front for other activities and/or provide "laundry" facilities?
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby DT. » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:36 am

supporttheunderdog wrote:
DT. wrote:
De_Tomaso wrote:Club owners
Casino owners
Property developers (successful ones)
Lawyers (with their own practice)
Chartered accountants (with their own practice) or partner level at KPMG, PWC et al
Top government officials
Top bank officials
Hedge Fund partners
Mafia (top level)
Money launderers
People traffickers (although I believe visa's are a little more difficult to come by since the rules of the game changed)
A few others that I cannot think of right now.

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- wealthy club owners?? In Cyprus???
- There are no casino owners in CY
- Top govt officials don't make that much (a govt minister nets about 4k a month)


Are you forgetting the (untaxed) "Perks" of being a top government official, some of which are pensionable?
How many Clubs are a (notionally loss making) front for other activities and/or provide "laundry" facilities?


I guess both of those mentioned would fall under money laundering and criminal activities.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Get Real! » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:27 pm

Sotos wrote:One more thing: A BMW or a Mercedes is not that expensive, especially if you buy it used. So the people you see driving these cars doesn't mean they are super rich. Probably they inherited a bit of money from their parents, most of them would have a university degree and a decent enough job, and even then many of them would not be able to buy even a used BMW outright, so they would borrow money from the bank to do so and pay the car with installments.

Getting a flashy car is easy… almost anyone with a job can get a car loan but getting a flashy house is another story.

This youngster sees all the people driving by with flashy cars and assumes that they also have a matching house because he hasn’t realized that Cypriots will happily pay off a flashy car for life even if they have to live in a shack.

Remember all those Subaru Imprezas that were all over Cyprus 5-10 years ago?

Well they all seem to have vanished from the streets now because they either got written off (fucked up and not worth repairing) or repossessed by banks.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby DT. » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:37 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Sotos wrote:One more thing: A BMW or a Mercedes is not that expensive, especially if you buy it used. So the people you see driving these cars doesn't mean they are super rich. Probably they inherited a bit of money from their parents, most of them would have a university degree and a decent enough job, and even then many of them would not be able to buy even a used BMW outright, so they would borrow money from the bank to do so and pay the car with installments.

Getting a flashy car is easy… almost anyone with a job can get a car loan but getting a flashy house is another story.

This youngster sees all the people driving by with flashy cars and assumes that they also have a matching house because he hasn’t realized that Cypriots will happily pay off a flashy car for life even if they have to live in a shack.


I've been driving a cheap rental for the past year 8)
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Get Real! » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:38 pm

DT. wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Sotos wrote:One more thing: A BMW or a Mercedes is not that expensive, especially if you buy it used. So the people you see driving these cars doesn't mean they are super rich. Probably they inherited a bit of money from their parents, most of them would have a university degree and a decent enough job, and even then many of them would not be able to buy even a used BMW outright, so they would borrow money from the bank to do so and pay the car with installments.

Getting a flashy car is easy… almost anyone with a job can get a car loan but getting a flashy house is another story.

This youngster sees all the people driving by with flashy cars and assumes that they also have a matching house because he hasn’t realized that Cypriots will happily pay off a flashy car for life even if they have to live in a shack.


I've been driving a cheap rental for the past year 8)

Why, what happened to your flashy car?
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