Items That Pay For Themselves

Windows: will they pay for themselves over time?

It’s always a nice break when I come across a piece written about personal finance or saving money that has a bit of humor in it (I think that is one aspect of personal finance education that is almost non existent – if you could write a personal finance book that also incorporated humor, you’d have a great tool to teach plus make a lot of money)

In my daily reading I came across this article titled The Cost of Saving Money Is Adding Up: After a careful review of our household finances, I have come to the conclusion that we can’t afford things that pay for themselves.

Once we have the new furnace installed, I consider having all the windows replaced, because it seems


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3 Responses to Items That Pay For Themselves

  1. NOTR says:

    You missed the really good line! “These windows will pay for themselves.”

    That means that when the bill arrives from the window company, you can ignore it, right?

  2. Frugal Momma says:

    Funny article and so true!

    Dave Barry has written a humorous book on money. I haven’t read the book yet saw and interview with him on the today show. I think there was even a post or two on the saving advice forums about it.

  3. RS says:

    That is hilarious. Good find.

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