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TMF2Aruba says:
You sound just like "The Millionaire Next Door," and everytime I see people trying to 'show off their stuff,' I figure that there are plenty of bills waiting for that person at home.

Funny you mention that book, Tony! Upon the recent recommendation to read it, I did pick it up from the library when I was visiting home for a week. I made it about 3/4ths of the way through and learned a *LOT*! It continues to amaze me how much the true way to financial success is 100% the opposite of the hyped-up media-encouraged way that for many (and myself up until recently) is the only known way to live.

The greatest thing about the wisdom contained in that book and others, as well as much of the advice on this board is that acting on the advice is often EASIER than living a life on the edge, balancing debts and living paycheck-to-paycheck.

Oh, how I love to be a Fool!

(And, yeah, I did check out the book from my local library today so I could finish that last bit I didn't get to on my vacation.)

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