If you’re like most of us, you need to earn money by working for a living. Describe your ultimate job. If you’re in your dream job, tell us all about it — what is it that you love? What fulfills you? If you’re not in your dream job, describe for us what your ultimate job would be.
My dream Job was farming, but it wasn’t to be, there was need, to have two incomes coming in for a farm to survive, especially when it’s not handed down from your parents.
I’m now getting pay in my retirement years by the old-age benefit, you must be sixty-five in New Zealand to receive it.
But it wasn’t always like that, you have to have worked a lifetime, before you can receive it, for me that has been fifty years in the workforce paying my taxes every week.
Now all though I get paid “Money for Nothing”, I’m paying tax on that.
My husband and I are still farming, we pay our taxes every year for the earnings we earn off the farm, in other words, we are not earning money for nothing, because we get taxed extra for earning over a certain amount, so it other words it could be paying double the tax on our pension.
Are you looking forward to retirement?
Do you think you are getting money for doing nothing?
Not true, you have earned it, by supporting your country, paying your taxes, rates which is very high if you own a farm, plus much more.
One day when you retire you will most likely receive a benefit, and it’s not for doing nothing, Think Again.