I've never understood this type of thinking. Leads to lifestyle creep.
whodidntante wrote:So you have a little gamble in you, eh? May I suggest poker?
TomatoTomahto wrote:What do you bring to the table that would make you a worthwhile investor?
adamthesmythe wrote:The web says the station is Kings Cross and it is about an hour to Cambridge. You will have a great time.
sjwoo wrote:My horizon is shorter than yours -- about 13 years.
TL;DR: Thoughts on the perils of justifying huge amounts of debt based on having a large income.
goingup wrote: Unless you feel like you're in a profession that puts a target on your back, I wouldn't spend the extra $200 a year until you have some assets to protect.
runfast4 wrote:We are starting basically fresh out of college, so we are saving as much as we can and trying to live small.
emoore wrote:For all my cars I do the regular maintenance. It's easy enough to do oil changes, filter changes, brakes, etc. I only take it to a mechanic if I can't figure it out or it's too much of a pain.
msk wrote:Seems pretty absurd to me that nobody would object to the parents gifting a million $ to charity, but then nothing is to be gifted to their own kids because they ought to be responsible, independent adults?
Swampy wrote: Your son's are both self sufficient adults, allow them that dignity to fully evolve, hardships and all.
bi0hazard wrote:I find trade ins least stressful. You may get a few hundred $$ less.
KyleAAA wrote:I'd load the Roth up with domestic/international small value and call it a day.
soccerdad12 wrote:For me, I don't view my nest egg to just be about me. I want to maximize it for me and for others (people or organizations) that I may leave money to in the future. If it was just about me, it would be a no-brainer easy decision to retire now.