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      12-13-2019, 11:10 AM   #697
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Originally Posted by Conissah View Post
That's why I spend what I spend. I grew up with my parents making great money, but they live in a modest home, my Dad still drives the same Nissan Hardbody he bought 10 years ago for $1000, and my mom drives a newer Corolla. They never splurge, and have been working since they were both 15. Now my Dad is in his 60s and isn't able to do fun stuff due to back problems, but he has money in the bank, but for what...? I've lost a lot of friends and I'm only 23, so I live by the "can't take it with you when you're gone" motto. As long as I'm saving putting 30-40% away for my retirement, I will spend the rest.
Couldn't agree more