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Jeremy Corbyn confirms he has no savings watch

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    (Original post by MattThomas)
    Charity? No need to hoard money that you don't need, if others are in greater need of it.
    It just goes to show how good MP pensions are

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    (Original post by BeastOfSyracuse)
    Questions were raised around Corbyn's tax return as he declared no interest from savings. His spokesman has now come back and confirmed (or at least claimed) he has no savings.

    How on earth is that ****ing possible? He lives in the tiniest little dive, he doesn't drink, he doesn't smoke, he obviously doesn't spend it on fine clothes. Where does it all go?

    I guess lentils must be expensive these days. Unfortunately the image of the spendthrift Labour leader who puts nothing aside is precisely what the party doesn't need at the moment. He's such a wet leftie stereotype; he's had an MP's salary for decades and he spunked every penny

    Maybe he gave it all away to help the proletariat unlike all those cosmopolitan champagne socialists that are the reason labour will never get votes from the working class.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    Maybe he gave it all away to help the proletariat unlike all those cosmopolitan champagne socialists that are the reason labour will never get votes from the working class.
    Stop yourself. If he has done that then he has no idea about financial security. If he can't look after himself, how can he run a country?
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    (Original post by IAmNero)
    Stop yourself.
    I don't think I will be doing that.


    Even if giving money away were a bad thing for a socialist to do (which si such a stupid statment, you can;t win, if you horde all your money you are derided as a hypocrite), plenty of doctors smoke and/or drink yet they can still give advice on why doing so is bad for your health.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    I don't think I will be doing that.
    Sure.
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    How can he save the country if he can't save his own cash?

    How can he be trusted with the countries finances if he can't be trusted with his own?
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    (Original post by MattThomas)
    Charity? No need to hoard money that you don't need, if others are in greater need of it.
    Charitable contributions show up on tax returns.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    How can he save the country if he can't save his own cash?

    How can he be trusted with the countries finances if he can't be trusted with his own?
    There are millions of so called "financial advisors" that don't have a pot to piss in. Any time I am ever approached by a person like this - a broker or a financial advisor - the first question I ask them is "Are you a millionaire yourself? followed by "What is your net worth"?

    I absolutely will not take advice on how to invest my money from anybody who hasn't at least (self) made their first million or who has a lower net worth than I do. It's a principle I live by.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    There are millions of so called "financial advisors" that don't have a pot to piss in. Any time I am ever approached by a person like this - a broker or a financial advisor - the first question I ask them is "Are you a millionaire yourself? followed by "What is your net worth"?

    I absolutely will not take advice on how to invest my money from anybody who hasn't at least (self) made their first million or who has a lower net worth than I do. It's a principle I live by.
    Haha that reminds me of the old American retort to mouthy liberals, "If you're so smart, why aren't you rich?"
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    (Original post by IAmNero)
    Stop yourself. If he has done that then he has no idea about financial security. If he can't look after himself, how can he run a country?
    Is any of this surprising given the state of his office?

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    (Original post by BeastOfSyracuse)
    Haha that reminds me of the old American retort to mouthy liberals, "If you're so smart, why aren't you rich?"
    Well, to me it's pretty simple. I wouldn't get into a CESNA and take flying lessons from someone who can't fly so why would I ever take financial advise from someone whose got no money?
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    (Original post by BeastOfSyracuse)
    Is any of this surprising given the state of his office?

    :rofl:
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    (Original post by BeastOfSyracuse)
    I guess lentils must be expensive these days. Unfortunately the image of the spendthrift Labour leader who puts nothing aside is precisely what the party doesn't need at the moment. He's such a wet leftie stereotype; he's had an MP's salary for decades and he spunked every penny
    lmao lentils!
 
 
 
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