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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby supporttheunderdog » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:40 pm

DT. wrote:
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.


Ah, Mafia! - already covered :D :D
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby DT. » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:48 pm

Get Real! wrote:
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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?


Never had one! :?
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Get Real! » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:51 pm

DT. wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
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?


Never had one! :?

:? Weird… I thought you bought a silver Jaguar or was it a Lexus, a couple of years ago… whose was that?

As if you couldn't get one tomorrow if you wanted... :roll:
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby DT. » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:02 pm

Get Real! wrote:
DT. wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
DT. wrote:
Get Real! wrote: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?


Never had one! :?

:? Weird… I thought you bought a silver Jaguar or was it a Lexus, a couple of years ago… whose was that?

As if you couldn't get one tomorrow if you wanted... :roll:


they let me drive it around for a while. Was the dealers
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby kurupetos » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:26 pm

Ford and VW are the brands I prefer.

Do you know why? :mrgreen:
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby DT. » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:53 pm

kurupetos wrote:Ford and VW are the brands I prefer.

Do you know why? :mrgreen:


Ku Klux Klan and the SS drove them?
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Cap » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:34 pm

When people realise cars are not assets. They're friggin liabilities. They don't make you money. They cost you money. And they drop in value like a mfu@@er.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby repulsewarrior » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:41 pm

Cap wrote:Having a high paid job doesn't count for much if you're gonna spend it on a high end lifestyle.
The philosophy of the rich is to keep the money, and use it to make more.


...thrift. Thrift indeed, there is no denying, it is a quality people of real wealth share.

...useful work, a nature people can find friendly, and discipline, an integrity that can be counted on; these are qualities of people who get ahead.
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby Get Real! » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:07 am

repulsewarrior wrote:
Cap wrote:Having a high paid job doesn't count for much if you're gonna spend it on a high end lifestyle.
The philosophy of the rich is to keep the money, and use it to make more.

...thrift. Thrift indeed, there is no denying, it is a quality people of real wealth share.

...useful work, a nature people can find friendly, and discipline, an integrity that can be counted on; these are qualities of people who get ahead.

Where the fuck do you get this utter nonsense… :?
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Re: CYPRUS:Wealthy people and the highest paid jobs

Postby repulsewarrior » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:18 am

...you are right, i am not wealthy, but i have hired thousands. And when i work it is to solve the problems of the millionaires, who work to solve the problems of billionaires.
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