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Old 09-06-2012, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by voip-ninja View Post
You make a valid point, and I don't think anyone other than BJ is arguing that buying and keeping long term is a poor choice... it's ALWAYS less expensive in the long run unless you have a nightmare lemon of a vehicle.

However, I will actually say that leasing has another advantage. With a leased car I don't have the emotional attachment and obsessing over every ding, scratch and rock chip that I have with a car I am going to keep long term. Not to mention all the aggravation of making sure that each and every servicing is done the right way, as I will be on the hook for the costs if something eventually goes wrong.

Quite liberating actually.
Agree I'd say if you knew with 100% certainty that financial situations would never change, I'd have a hard time arguing against a lease (other than being restricted to a mile limit), and I actually might start , my problem is I'm young and even with a S* ton of liquidity that doesn't seem to translate to getting good rates on anything

Last edited by SuperTerp; 09-06-2012 at 01:41 PM.