I work in the IT field in my day job, so an admission like that is often greeted as though I am admitting to suffering from alcoholism or some terminal illness. Many of my coworkers habitually upgrade their PCs every 2 years or so.
I used to live the tech glam lifestyle too. I bought the latest and greatest hardware and software. I ran on the gaming treadmill: constantly upgrading my hardware so I could play the latest game. What happened?
I got smart.
Well, OK, I had kids and my wife left the workforce to care for the kids. Living on a single income has a way of focusing a person on what they find to be most important, and I could no lo...