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am i wrong????

we rent washer and a tv because we cant afford to buy one i told hubby our money is not stretching enough if we could stop internet payments and tv payments he says if i willing to give up these things he enjoys then we have to give up washer too this pisses me off am i wrong???

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:10 AM on Mar. 29, 2010 in Relationships

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  • tell him that's fine, but he's doing the laundry from now!!!

    Answer by sandypops at 9:14 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I'm sorry but sometimes its give and take. If he needs to give up something to make things stretch, dont you think it'd help if you did too. NOT the washer... tell him find something else. I know I'd kill over without mine. You guys need to sit down, work out a budget and talk thingd through.

    Answer by 4xsthetrouble at 9:19 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Ask him if he understands the difference between necessities and luxuries. If he says that he does, ask him to explain it to you. Maybe he just has a bad understanding of what we really need and what we can get by without. If he still insists on giving up the washer, too, then tell him he can go with you to the laundrymat every week, and that will count as part of your "together" time.

    Answer by NannyB. at 9:20 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Well, don't you like TV and Internet? Doesn't he like clean clothes?
    Personally, you are paying way to much for those things because you are renting.
    Why not look for freecycles in your area (google it or look under yahoogroups) I freecycle and TVs,
    and washers and dryers are some of the most wanted and given items . When you get the items you
    need you can stop being screwed by those stupid rent places.

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 9:22 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Your clothes have to get clean. What is the cost to you if yu have to go the the laundrymat? How does that compare to what yu are paying? How much have you invested in these things already? If you are close to paying them off it is better to keep them. Can you pay them off with tax money?

    Answer by bjane01 at 9:25 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I do agree that these rental places are a rip off it is better to buy a cheap washer when you have the money.

    Answer by bjane01 at 9:27 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Well clean clothes are something that you need, while tv/internet are a luxury. I would do some research and compare prices. Figure out what your rental fee is, and then see if the laudrymat would be cheaper, or look on craigslist/freecyle for a washer or tv. As for internet and cable- check out different companies, some might offer a 'bundle' package and you could save a few $$ that way. Or consider dropping down to a basic cable package (depending on what pkg you have) or look around for other internet providers, or go to dial up instead of DSL.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:51 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Yes, rent-a-center, aaron's, etc. are rip offs. You not only pay for price of items but also additional fees. Even Rescue works are;they get everything donated free. Items are priced way too high. Everyone is better off buying furniture out -right from your pocket.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • i would keep the internet, and washer definately. Cancel the cable. You can get free movies to borrow from some public libraries up to 2 days,7 days and 14 days, 3 weeks on some. can also borrow cd's as well. no membership fees. You'd be surprised how much $ you'll save. Some store has $1 red box for new releases.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • tell your husband it's really all common sense. lol the washer cleans his clothes, bath towels etc. On the internet you can read just about any newspaper. I think you save about $26.oo per month, by not paying for sun-gazzette alone. Get all your tv news as well on internet. Actually just about anything. We have just our necessities. Cost of living is going to get higher.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:10 AM on Mar. 29, 2010

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