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Subject:  FI might not mean wealthy Date:  4/2/2005  4:21 PM
Author:  foolkath Number:  3158 of 5089

Financial Independence does not always mean that you are extremely wealthy.

Now that I do not work all crazy hrs, I get to go out with friends more. I have noticed that they have things I do not have. I notice they spend money on things I do not.

I never really noticed before. I was just working hard and saving. Ok, I did notice that I brought lunch instead of having delivery.

And I did not go to 100.00 concerts. I did not eat out on a regular basis. But I did travel. I thought I had a great house and nice clothes.

But now I see what my frieds spend on clothing. Now I see how they