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ambimammular

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Re: 500 on a wallet
« Reply #50 on: June 05, 2014, 01:51:54 PM »
...she intends to buy a branded wallet (around 500). Is it just me or is this really excessive...

Jesus Mother of Fuck!  How about buy a $10 wallet and put $490 in it!

Love it!

I'm always telling my friend, "put that money back in your pocket!"

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Re: 500 on a wallet
« Reply #51 on: June 06, 2014, 05:30:28 AM »
Look how cool this is!!!

http://www.timbuk2.com/1k-travel-card-id-bifold-wallet/899.html?dwvar_899_size=7


start the brainwashing...

Ugh, overlapping credit card slots. I know that's the standard, but they SUCK if you have more than a few cards. Make the wallet way too fat. I have 3 different reward credit cards, loyalty cards, AAA, library, IDs, business cards et cetera.

My All-ett is exceedingly thin (nylon sailcloth) - has lasted me something like 8 years, though it is now showing some wear. Lives in my back pocket all day, every day. And it's THIN. Uncompromisingly, it is designed for the thinnest a wallet can be, while retaining durability.

http://www.all-ett.com/mens-wallets/nylon-wallet.html

$20.

Full, it is thinner than my leather wallet is EMPTY. Unless I put in more than ~$200.

Although mine is in a stylish color they no longer offer :)

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Re: 500 on a wallet
« Reply #52 on: June 06, 2014, 01:23:33 PM »
About every four years I make myself a new wallet out of an old tyvek envelope, an empty mylar chip bag (for RFID blocking), and some packaging tape.  It takes about five minutes, I can write on it or decorate it how I see fit, and I get TONS of comments from cashiers and salespeople.

I'm betting the $500 wallet that started this thread doesn't block people from reading your credit card numbers as you walk around in public, which makes my $0 wallet clearly superior.

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Re: 500 on a wallet
« Reply #53 on: June 06, 2014, 03:44:40 PM »
About every four years I make myself a new wallet out of an old tyvek envelope, an empty mylar chip bag (for RFID blocking), and some packaging tape.  It takes about five minutes, I can write on it or decorate it how I see fit, and I get TONS of comments from cashiers and salespeople.

I'm betting the $500 wallet that started this thread doesn't block people from reading your credit card numbers as you walk around in public, which makes my $0 wallet clearly superior.

Nice sol, nicely done!

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Re: 500 on a wallet
« Reply #54 on: June 06, 2014, 07:20:45 PM »
Look how cool this is!!!

http://www.timbuk2.com/1k-travel-card-id-bifold-wallet/899.html?dwvar_899_size=7


start the brainwashing...

Ugh, overlapping credit card slots. I know that's the standard, but they SUCK if you have more than a few cards. Make the wallet way too fat. I have 3 different reward credit cards, loyalty cards, AAA, library, IDs, business cards et cetera.

My All-ett is exceedingly thin (nylon sailcloth) - has lasted me something like 8 years, though it is now showing some wear. Lives in my back pocket all day, every day. And it's THIN. Uncompromisingly, it is designed for the thinnest a wallet can be, while retaining durability.

http://www.all-ett.com/mens-wallets/nylon-wallet.html

$20.

Full, it is thinner than my leather wallet is EMPTY. Unless I put in more than ~$200.

Although mine is in a stylish color they no longer offer :)

I'd really suggest a Big Skinny wallet. Really the thinnest wallets around and nice and cheap. I got the fancy-pants leather-outer nylon-inner version with lots of card slots for $27.95. My first one lasted a bit over 4 years and probably only frayed because I shoved about 3 cards in each slot.

http://www.bigskinny.net/leather-hybrid-world.html

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Re: 500 on a wallet
« Reply #55 on: June 06, 2014, 07:39:49 PM »

Is this a big issue or am i just overthinking that she likes spending..?

I consider it a big issue. Overspending will cause a lot of problems, not only if financial independence is your main goal.

What are her habits usually like? How often does she do this?

but ive been struggling to get her on board, and its we just have arguments once a month about her spending too much.

It is clearly bothering you, express your concerns. If she can't accept her destructive habits, tell her you cannot be with a partner who doesn't think about her future.
« Last Edit: June 06, 2014, 07:44:16 PM by Oscar_C »