Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Aussie's sky-high, but...

...you still can't buy much for one.

Here's what confronted me at the airport the other day:


So if this crowd buy US$100 from me and sell it to you, they keep US$17.

I want to be a banker.



. Learn to love the higher dollar

. $US1.02 may be just the start

. Don't wish too hard. Ralph Norris on bank costs.


4 comments:

JohnG said...

I recently bought something on Ebay and was offered a choice between paying for it using Paypal's system with the $OZ at about 93cents and a credit card. I decided to use my card and have ended up paying about the same as the US price plus a small fee. So, my card was the better choice.

Marek said...

credit cards have become the better choice for travelers, for price and safety

drsusancalvin said...

Yeahbut doing business at teh airport? .... parking costs, $17 sandwiches, 24 hour bar service. Have a heart, these guys are probably losing money every day they turn up. *sob

Anonymous said...

"Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin. The bankers own the Earth... if you wish to remain the slaves of bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, let the continue to create money"
-Sir Josiah Stamp

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