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Old 04-09-2006, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Ventoux
If you make only $30k a year, you shouldnt buy a new car. Buy a reliable used car. Spending a lot of money on a vehicle and forgoing saving for retirement or paying off other debt is a moronic choice. Sorry, it just is. Yeah, i want an M3, but I dont want to have to scrape by or be working when im 70 just to satisfy my car craving at 38.

That being said, i cant wait till i get an M3. Used of course.
I wouldn't say that's necessarily a moronic choice for everyone. If owning a car you really enjoy makes you happy in your life then it's worth it, even if that means not saving as much for retirement. If you don't have enough money to retire when you're an old fart it's not really a problem because you can always get a job at the carosel at a shopping mall and that will easily pay your bills.
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