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Old 02-21-2012, 08:54 PM
 
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Guess I should sell my car. My mom would have a cow if I got rid of cable. She would pay for it but then I'd have to listen to her griping and that certainly would make me crazier than I already am. The only thing I can see to cut is my car.
Your mom's health is more important then anything. Cut that high bill on the phone and move to a lower cost of living area.

 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:03 PM
 
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That bill is actually cable phone and internet. Any suggestions on where to move?
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:05 PM
 
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How could I not afford it? I have not worked for almost 3 years now and I still pay for it.
You could not afford it because you had to get a LOAN while paying INTEREST. You will end up pay a lot more then what the car is worth. Calculate the total cost of ownership.
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:06 PM
 
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That bill is actually cable phone and internet. Any suggestions on where to move?
Texas? Lousiana? Indianapolis?
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:09 PM
 
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O yeah I understand that. Wouldn't do it now but I did it most of my life. But hen again, you have to get a loan for a house. Very few people can pay for those with cash
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:10 PM
 
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O yeah I understand that. Wouldn't do it now but I did it most of my life. But hen again, you have to get a loan for a house. Very few people can pay for those with cash
A loan on a home can be rewarding because it is an Asset and it appreciates in value with tax advantages. A car heavily depreciates in value. I know plenty of folks who paid cash for their homes.
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:18 PM
 
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Ok thx will ck them out
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:19 PM
 
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You obviously hang with the right people. I know no one that paid cash for a home and they aren't worth too much right now bahahaha
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:27 PM
 
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You obviously hang with the right people. I know no one that paid cash for a home and they aren't worth too much right now bahahaha
Who you make your friends with is important in life. They could be your role models. Where I lived, you can get a decent 3 bed/3 bath home for about $100K in a good neighborhood. Few in my family that paid cash for homes.
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:40 PM
 
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There is always work doing a newspaper route, or delivering phone books. All cash. And the whole family can help. Wonderful bonding moments, all working together at 4:30 am, getting the papers bundled. Been there, done that.
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