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Old 09-06-2012, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Kamdog View Post
What about us frugal guys?

I bought my car 5 years ago. It is all paid off. I will keep it till it is no longer cost effective to keep it running, just as I did with all of my other cars.

In the 4 years it took to pay off the car, I spent more per year on trips and vacations. It is just a matter of setting your own priorities.
+1 It takes us a year or two to save enough to buy a new 3 series, that means my wife and I have to tack on another year or two to our working years.

I couldn't live without taking nice vacations, but I can definitely live without a new car, at least til I get totally bored with mine (I'm almost there actually).
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