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What do you consider a "major" purchase? How much?

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Asked by shay1130 at 10:06 AM on Feb. 21, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • Anything over about $25, lol. I know that doesn't sound like much, but we have just about every penny budgeted for one thing or another(savings, bills, groceries, etc), so much more than that would need to be 'approved' by both of us.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 10:08 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Home or vehicle.

    Answer by zebbiebug at 10:08 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • A 'Major' purchase to me besides the obvious(car and house) I would say anything over $500.

    Answer by KayGia0704 at 10:11 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • anything over $100.

    We're not rich, but we're not poor. The reason we're not poor is because we budget well. If we always spent over $100 on anything we wanted, we'd be poor. So, if we want something over $100, we talk about it with each other. That is our cut off limit for spending.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 10:11 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Anything over a thousand dollars.

    Answer by Misteh at 10:11 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Anything that's not a necessity. ie: hubby needs new shoes & lab coats for work. That has to be purchased & planned for around a pay week. Thank goodness the income tax refund comes in time for our 2 March B-days. :)

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 10:15 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • I agree with a car and a home being a major purchase. I also think anything over $500 is a pretty big purchase.

    Answer by Snewo at 10:34 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • anything over 100

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 10:42 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • car and home or anything over 250 in my books

    Answer by WildCat73 at 11:10 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • it depends on the family. DH & I arent strict budgeters but then again, we run all purchases by each other. sometimes we need the reality check. lol i tend to get a bit crazy with baby clothes. =[

    Answer by BrookeKRod at 11:48 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

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