Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Budget Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





 
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 08-29-2010, 04:44 PM   #8
eliza61

We're Americans, we're survivors
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Philadelphia PA
Posts: 18,876

For me it's not that cut and dry.
First, I'm use credit and use it wisely. so I have no burning desire to be "Debt free". For example I had to replace my roof after the horrible winter we had on the East coast.
Now the roof cost 12K, I was not going to deplete my savings by 12K when I could easily afford the 12 month free financing. So we paid cash for 6K of it and financed the rest.

Same thing with a new car. Typically we spend around 25K for our automobiles. Would I pay cash for one nope, I fully comfortable with putting down a nice down payment and 0.9% financing.

Vacations we generally save for but my 25 anniversary is coming up in 2012 and we plan on touring Europe for 25 days. This will also be the same time I'll have 2 kids in college so next year we'll start seeing how we can juggle all these things.
eliza61 is offline   Reply With Quote
 



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:01 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright Š 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.