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Subject: Re: 2 Cars for 2 Retired people? Date: 4/11/1999 9:56 PM
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>>>>My husband and I have debated whether we need 2 >>>>automobiles. He says we do, but I wonder if the >>>>extra vehicle isn't just an extravagance...

Given the same option mentioned by TMFPixy, 'we' decided to keep 2 cars. Even though I retired, we are both still very active and decided that the conveniences that we were accustomed to were worth the expense.
You may not need as 'much' transportation as before, you should look at your insurance coverages and make sure you are not over insured. In our case, we sold the bigger, more expensive luxury car and bought enough vehicle to meet my current needs. With the reduction in insurance costs, operating expenses and so forth, we have moved on to bigger and better things to 'discuss'. Like painting every 3-4 years vs vinyl siding..

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