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before your SO gets mad?<br><br>
Guy I work with's DW just bought a $300 dog and he's double mad (Didn't want to shell out $300 and didn't want another dog).<br><br>
Nuther coworker bought a $600 flatscreen and her DH was fine with that.<br><br>
I've never spent so much on an impulse buy that DW got mad. I'm sure the line's there somewhere. I think for us, she'd be ok as long as the purchase didn't set us back in our goals. Basically if it's really disposeable income, it's ok to spend as such. It we have to scrimp on groceries, though, that'd cause some issues.
 

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I don't impulse buy. I HATE shopping.<br><br>
But, I guess if you count groceries, sometimes I'll buy a fancy jam or something for $5.00...<br><br>
DH and I never buy anything over $50 without discussing it with each other, so most things can't be impulse purchases anyway.
 

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Bought a house to rent out once. DW wasn't too pleased at the time, but I had to make an immediate decision.<br><br>
She was much happier when I bought her the house she wanted 5 years later with the profit. <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
Other than that one...probably $100.
 

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$5.<br><br><br>
I suck at spending money on me. My husband doesn't have that issue. LMAO<br><br>
I won $50 at Bunco last night. I think I might buy some coffee.
 

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Same here Hayes. Although I'm more of a plan it out for months before I buy type of shopper.<br><br>
By the way, that Avatar is incredibly freaky. Where did it come from?
 

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I know what you spend your mad money on...what does your wife like to buy?
 

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It's around $50.<br><br>
Sometimes, I don't even remember buying stuff. A fairly common conversation in our house on bill-paying day is<br>
DW: What'd you spend fifty three dollars and eighty-two cents on at Target?<br>
Me: I dunno.<br>
DW: It was on March 1.<br>
Me: Okay. I dunno. I don't even really remember going. It must have been something I needed.<br>
DW: Ass. If you're going to spend the money, at least remember what you got.<br>
Me: Okay.
 

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Don has a whole bunch of clothes he doesn't wear.<br><br>
I think your spending habits are a lot more fun! Just sayin'
 

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I'm there with PH. We both contribute to the budgeted bills account, and the rest we get to spend on ourselves. Works so far.
 

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$100 or more for me.<br><br>
him, I'd start to get pissed if I was totally in the dark at about $5000 maybe. He bought a car early in our marriage when I was visiting a friend, that got me a little ticked.
 

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I don't think either of us cares what the other spends on impulse buys or discretionary what-was-I-thinking kind of purchases as long as the money comes out of our own separate accounts.<br><br>
Money in the shared account is designated. That would be a great big no-no. And cause for much consternation and most likely, an immediate return trip with receipt in hand.
 

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$150 is about our no big deal limit.. especially if it is something needed (ie: new running shoes).<br>
I have received calls from the guitar store with a pleading husband on the line before and as long as it's not going to keep us from eating it's usually not any big deal... but we recently got ourselves totally out of debt so the freedom to actually buy things guilt free is kinda new.
 
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