They always say that houses are a good investment and will appreciate in value - which may be true (even after the recent loss of value), but that increase is never going to even come close to the amount of interest I'll have paid - not to mention the fact that if I'd saved the money instead *I'd* be the one getting interest on it. And I haven't even had any large maintenance costs... yet.
I hear you. Real estate can be a real pain in the neck. And I feel really bad for young people who had to take up a huge loan for 30-40 years. They'll be like slaves.
Originally Posted by Quinlan
I lost a 5 dollar note when I was 12, man I was gutted, I searched for it the whole of lunchtime.
I guess it's the little things that matter the most.
A toss-up between the time I joined a gym, paid a LOT of money in registration and miscellaneous fees and then quit after one month or the time I moved into that massive apartment and then had to move out a few months later because I hadn't calculated on the utilities and maintenance bills being that costly. Both hurt this (then) college student pretty bad.
No wonder I'm always broke. I don't have a job (yet), I don't have a car..but I guess I'll need to start thinking about that.
I'm going to Italy for a school trip in Feb of 2010, and I need 2500$ for it. My dad said he won't help me pay for it, nor do I expect him to. So between now and January 1st, I need to raise 2500$ dollars. I'm getting a job soon, so let's see how I manage
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