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Old 04-27-2018, 07:13 AM   #61
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Look at it this way - at least she isn't leasing an expensive new car.

If you save on the big things (cars, housing) you can splurge on little things that make you happy.

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There is woman who my mom knows drives beat up old car where the cigarette lighter don't even work. Yet this woman spends $100+/month for cable + telephone no internet.
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Look at it this way - at least she isn't leasing an expensive new car.

If you save on the big things (cars, housing) you can splurge on little things that make you happy.

Yes, but the thing is this woman lives hand to mouth.
The bank has initiated foreclosure on her home. It is on the market.
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Well, that is much more serious than driving a beater (which I have been guilty of, quite a bit in fact ). Sorry she is in such a fix.

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But like one blogger said, you gotta embellish and make FIRE look easy or your readership will not grow.
That's what I look for in a blog...out right lies disguised as "embellishments".
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Maybe cable TV is very important to her. It is to us.
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oops just saw the foreclosure post. Not good at all
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