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I have a Honda Accord. Jay, don't over play that sense of having to live up to some social standard as a lawyer. You'll find that people have a lot respect for you just for who you are.
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Re: Anyone else fed up of saving money for ER/FI?
Old 06-08-2006, 07:36 AM   #62
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Re: Anyone else fed up of saving money for ER/FI?

Hi, Claire,

I share your frustrations. I will never have 1 mil, let alone 2.

One thing that distresses me in my mid-50's is that I don't know how long I will live or keep my health. You are probably thinking the same thing. When should I stop and enjoy what I can? That is the big gamble.

It is possible to enjoy life without spending very much, but it sure is hard when we are still on the treadmill.

Al the best,

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Now I'm happy as a clam with a nice little all-weather WRX stuffed to brim with kids or kitesurfing gear.* I guess it's hard to figure out the perfect balance, so I just experiment without breaking the bank and have fun along the way.

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Mmmmmm, WRX, *Salivate*.* I was going to get an SVX about 5 yrs. ago, but The Blond had to have more "practicality".* So I took too many steps down to a Legacy.* It's still fun to have Nokian Hakkapelitta Q's (unidirectional snow tires) on in the winter and speed around on snowy roads in AWD.

I'd consider the WRX as a step UP from the Porsche, but I've never driven a Porsche... just ridden in one old one.

...so... yeah, save first, spend the rest - don't worry about saving MORE after you've already saved... I find that driving me nuts when I try it.

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There's nothing wrong with the new Legacy GT. It looks like an Accord but has WRX performance.
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