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Ok so right now im using my parents car and sometime at the end of summer my brother will be getting his licence so that means i will have to share the car with him. well that really wont work out at all, so i decided that i need to buy my own car. my boyfriend has been going ape ##### looking at cars saying we have to do this now and blah blah blah. I dont think we have to do this now for one he is assuming how much he will be making at this new job he has not started yet he doesnt start until the 24th that is 2 weeks away he has no money at all ok i mean none at all. he lost his job in like the begining of *$%# febuary end of january. He had a mechanic job for one week that he got a check to but as bad as this sounds i took it to pay bills. He told me oh i want $100 of it when i asked him why he said cause i havent had money in a long time. lol not my fault now is it. He has tickets that he has to pay yet for speeding and driving on a suspended license in my mind those should be paid first before thinking about getting another car that is not needed right now this very moment. Am i out of line for thinking we should wait till mid end of May to do this when hopefully all of the bills will be paid. I hate spending money and him looking at 15,000 car is freaking me out cause that is expesive, oh not even a family car he is like oh look at this WRX or look at this Lancer. The only smart car he actually thought about was an accord for around $8,000 i could do that it seems like a nice buy with leather seats and stuff. Ugh im sorry im just completly mad and then he sits and goes i have to go look by myself cause you dont want to go. Of course i dont want to go i have bill i need paid plus everything has to be done on his time who cares if i have a research paper due next week wensday oh and my mid term thats not important is it now. AHH ok just letting off some steam.
I personally dont think your out of lime at all..getting the things you need paid off first would be good because then things wont be as tight as they would be..You also wont have to spread your money around to tight which i think is a plus If your able to hold off for awhile then girl hold off as much as u could!!...I wish i could help you more but i dont think i have the best advice since i dont have any bills to pay heck i dont even have a job but good luck!
I agree with the other gals and with you. There's a lot of things that we need, but we have to pay our bills (which most of them are behind) first. My fiance's truck is literally falling apart, but luckily I have my car that my parents bought for me that we can use with the baby. But he's going to have to get a new truck soon, and he's looking at brand new trucks like those Chevy Avalanches, and there's no way in hades we can afford it. Guys are crazy.
I don't think you're getting out of line either... pay off what you can so that in the end you'll have money to make car payments. To give you an idea of how much a $15,000.00 car will end up costing... I bought one last year, my payments are $264.00 and my insurance practically doubled because of it! I regret my decision to get the car now, it's also a 2 door which is going to suck with a car seat (in the process of figuring out when to trade it in). My first car was leased for 3 years prior to when I bought it. Other than mileage it was in perfect condition and around $8,000.00.
Is your boyfriend hanging out with my fiance? lol seriously they sound exactly alike! My fiance has got a bunch of outstanding tickets, has to get his license back, owes a bunch of money to different companies, AND he wants to get a new car.
Okay, so we need the new car because he has a Mitsubishi Eclipse, and there's like literally no backseat. Well there is, but not big enough to fit a car seat! Of course my fiance wants a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8. I just nod and tell him that he gets to pay for it. I mean, it's not that bad of a car, it IS a four door, and it's relatively safe, but he still wants to make it a racer car. I told him that he can make the Eclipse his project car, but the Evo's gotta stay stock. Like he'll listen to me...
I'm just happy that he finally paid a really bad outstanding ticket yesterday. He was about to lose his licence FOREVER in Colorado. And he HAD to wait till the very last day to pay it off.... seriously he was thisclose to never being able to have a license in the state of Colorado again. ARGH.
I know EXACTLY how you feel hun! My DF has finally realized that he needs to pay off his bills before this baby's born. Just show yours the bills and explain to him that you don't need the car until the summer. Good luck!