I was perusing Facebook last week and checked out the BiggerPockets Money group. There was a post that amused me:Predictably the comments were all over the spectrum. Many did not appreciate the well-worn piece of furniture:Others were more supportive:This one cracked me up:Finally, this one provided some food for thought:Crappy Couch CacophonyI … [Read more...] about Ask The Readers: The Crappy Couch Cacophony
I did it. I pulled the trigger on the Acura/Honda NSX that I recently threatened to buy. It wasn't the silver one I looked at before (it had issues).A friend pointed me to a black one that he found in Wisconsin. I bought it a couple weeks ago and drove it home over two days. It's now resting in the garage. $45,000 is a lot of money for a frugal* guy. … [Read more...] about Getting Naked in the Costco Parking Lot
The Buddha, the Godhead, resides quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of the mountain, or in the petals of a flower. -Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceLast week, Mrs. 1500 and I mentioned that we're considering buying an Acura NSX, a Japanese supercar:I've been … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: How Much Would You Bet?
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today.The Mister and I are looking at a car. Used, of course because that's how the FI community rolls. And we would pay cash because 0% financing isn't available. (Our last automobile purchase happened during the economic downturn and 0% was available. We put as little down as possible and did not pay a dime ahead. Free money doesn't come around very … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Are We Hypocrites?