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Re: I need some advice!
I need the same advice. I'm a university professor stiff, make
reasonably decent $$ (although I'd rather get paid what the last guy off
the bench for any pro sports team gets), been doing what I do for 25
years, and I'm driving an 87 4kcsq with 150,000 miles. Of course I am
paying off a home mortgage, already sent one kid to college, have another
in college right now, and am trying to put a couple of bucks away for
In my case, in addition to choosing the wrong profession, I chose to
live in a state that has about the 5th highest tax burden of any state
in the US.
I do have memories (& pictures) of a time in the early 1970s when Ihad a
closet full of suits (and they all fit!!) and a brand new Porsche 911s
targa in the driveway. The car cost about $18k & I got it for about $15
cause it was the dealer's personal car. Since then its been downhill
I think Bill Cosby figured it out best--while we were all in school the
dropouts got the good jobs.
On Thu, 1 Feb 1996 AUDIDUDI@delphi.com wrote:
> > gave me a discount for once I explained I was a poor student.
> No offense intended but how do all of you "poor students" afford cars like a
> '93 Audi 100? I'm a working stiff, make pretty good money and the best that
> I can afford is an '89 200tq that I just bought used! Did I go to the wrong
> school or what? ;^)
> _ _
> / l l o l \ l o AudiDudi@delphi.com
> /__l l l / l l l l l l / l l Jeffrey Goggin
> / l l_l \_l l l__/ l_l \_l l Scottsdale, Arizona