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Got a great bonus. But I’ve got no gas

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Toadtele, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. bender66

    bender66 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Jan 18, 2010
    on my bike
    If it were me i'd be glad that I wasn't lusting after something. More rational spending that way.

    I'm currently in the same boat in relation to my income. I did buy something & some tools I need.
     
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  2. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    Excellent plan! Excellent!
     
  3. D_W_PGH

    D_W_PGH Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    42
    Aug 28, 2018
    Pittsburgh
    It's a little different than anything we have here in the states.
     
  4. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    Spread your wings, and reach for the Sky:
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  5. Toadtele

    Toadtele Tele-Meister

    Age:
    43
    382
    May 23, 2018
    Idaho just the tip
    Umm. No
     
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  6. Obsessed

    Obsessed Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 21, 2012
    Montana
    What?! No reso?!

    What are you thinkin'?
     
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  7. 65 Champ Amp

    65 Champ Amp Tele-Holic

    Give 10% to church or charity, and save the rest. Put it where GAS can't get at it.

    You'll thank me when you get to be my age.
     
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  8. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  9. GGardner

    GGardner Tele-Holic

    522
    Jun 22, 2017
    NJ
    Depending on the amount of your bonus, you could put it toward a henway.
     
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  10. soulgeezer

    soulgeezer Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 5, 2006
    Sinatra's World
    A Strat with a truss rod cover? So wrong.
     
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  11. jaybones

    jaybones Friend of Leo's

    I'm sure if you looked hard enough you could find something...
     
  12. Jakedog

    Jakedog Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Mar 26, 2003
    The North Coast
    Ah, retirement. I have a solid retirement plan-

    Keep playing guitar in bars until I fall over dead on stage, and hope to everything holy I don’t get sick before then. Once I’m dead, the joke is on my creditors!
     
  13. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    59
    Mar 2, 2010
    Maine
    How many Tone Benders do you have?
     
  14. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    59
    Mar 2, 2010
    Maine
    Is that what that is?
     
  15. BladeStratford

    BladeStratford TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

    73
    Mar 17, 2003
    Austin, Texas
    Exactly what I kept encountering at the end of each year when I was still working and receiving hefty bonus payouts. Nice to receive the cash (that you earned with your performance..) but too exhausted to do much with it as you don't usually get the good bonuses for a regular 40 hour work week from my experience. I'd always make sure I was maxing out my 401K for the year and grabbing all the matching employer funds available and a bonus check was sometimes a great way to top it off. I also used them to pay down my mortgage which ultimately led to paying off the house early. And yes, the occasional Telecaster was known to appear around bonus time every so often! Make the most of it!
     
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  16. Vladimir

    Vladimir Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Age:
    49
    Mar 17, 2003
    Zagreb, Croatia
    Can somebody remind me what’s a Christmas bonus? It seemed to have escaped my memory.
     
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  17. tele12

    tele12 Friend of Leo's

    Dec 2, 2006
    NY
    Not knowing exactly how yours works I would guess a 401K or an IRA would be the US equivalent. 401K is employer sponsored Named after the tax code that created it. IRA is private, individual retirement account.
     
  18. mimmo

    mimmo Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    43
    Mar 18, 2010
    Paris France - Rome Italy
    Nothing wrong if you have no GAS. Just enjoy the guitars you actually have because we all do know that the next GAS attack is just matter of time ;)
     
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  19. Bluego1

    Bluego1 Tele-Meister

    Age:
    55
    154
    Aug 3, 2018
    Washington
    Get a fifth Jackson, something different even if cheap. They have so many colors, too. That purple JS32 Dinky of mine was three bills but is a helluva guitar. You said you were Jonesing Jackson again;). Better yet get a Charvel. Dude needs help, lost a ton in the fires. Get that orange one I showed you before so I can come over and play it.
     
  20. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    56
    Dec 13, 2007
    Indiana
    Nice problem to have. Hoping my wife gets another bonus like last year so I can get a new car. My 07 Acura will hit 250k next week.
     
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