How much of a burden are personal expenses?

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  1. Brettj3876

    Brettj3876 Road Train Member

    Whenever you want a big ticket item just take a step back and slap yo self in the face, problem solved
     
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  3. Accidental Trucker

    Accidental Trucker Road Train Member

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    I'd suggest that if you want to buy a big ticket item, if you count your money and you have enough to buy it, go ahead and buy it. If you don't have the money, don't buy it.

    No violence needed...
     
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  4. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    If I can't pay cash for it, I don't need it. The only exception being a home. Even then I like a cheap mortgage payment.
     
  5. abyliks

    abyliks Medium Load Member

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    It actually killed me to buy a new pick up this year, but my 01 went down for the count, and I wasn’t about to daily drive my mustang, let alone go pick up parts/tires with it, plus I got the covid special of 0% for 72 months.

    kind of hard to write a Benz off for business expense though, but it’s his money he can figure it out on his own (or not)
     
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  6. GreenPete359

    GreenPete359 Road Train Member

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    My God, i thought my father was posting. These are his words exactly. They are also the words i live by.

    you can’t get overwhelmed by debt if you have none.
     
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  7. GreenPete359

    GreenPete359 Road Train Member

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    A local farmer has a Denali with farm tags on it. He has a blown up pic of it pulling a trailer with equipment on it out in the farm framed up and hung in the office. Just incase the tax man ever walks in lol.
     
  8. RunningAces

    RunningAces Medium Load Member

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    Is your dads name Dave by chance?
     
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  9. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    I tell guys coming in the truck is the priority.

    The truck is going to break sure as the sun will rise.

    Have the money handy for the truck takes a lot of sting out of that.

    Now if you're making $100K year, and don't have two nickels to rub together, I've not much sympathy for you.
     
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  10. Final Drive

    Final Drive Heavy Load Member

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    You guys have it all wrong it not about all work no play....
     
  11. Brettj3876

    Brettj3876 Road Train Member

    Same with me. I didn't get my 1st credit card until I was 25 LOL wish i got one earlier to build my credit up tho. Still pay it in full every month
     
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