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Old 04-18-2006, 07:37 PM
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Originally Posted by DMD
It might be, but I am young only once...what am I going to do when I am 60 and have a M3....Who cares if I have $100K less in my retirement since I blew my salary on a car when I was 25....what am I going to do when I am 70 with that extra 100K, I guess I could buy my 60 year old wife some new ****....No offense to older people...
At your age, every $50k spent on a new car, is $500-$700k lost in retirement dollars. The fact that you think $43k only yields $100k in 40 years troubles me.

I would fully fund my retirement at 15% or more pretax 401k, IRA, etc. before buying expensive cars. IMHO
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