Percent disposable income spent on clothing

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  1. jerrybrowne

    jerrybrowne Senior member

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    So I'm getting married soon and am horrified that my wife to be will "rein in" my spending. How much do you guys spend PERCENTAGE WISE of your disposable income on clothes, and does it ever get you in trouble with your sig. other.

    Sorry to be indiscreet, but I can see this is going to be a MAJOR issue with my wife.

    Thanks!
     


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    So I'm getting married soon and am horrified that my wife to be will "rein in" my spending. How much do you guys spend PERCENTAGE WISE of your disposable income on clothes, and does it ever get you in trouble with your sig. other. Sorry to be indiscreet, but I can see this is going to be a MAJOR issue with my wife. Thanks!
    Spending 50% out of 200k or 20% out of 20k are not really the same. Percentage can't help you on this question.
     


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    calisanfran Senior member

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    Bit of a guess, but I think ~5%.
     


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    60%<
     


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    I spend 100% of my income on clothings [​IMG]
     


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    I spend 110% of my income on clothings [​IMG]

    Now you're a real American.
     


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    This thread has someting of a bad hamburger about it - like haven't I tasted it before??
     


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    Now you're a real American.

    But I'm from way up North, eh. I'd like to thank you for the compliment[​IMG]
     


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    So I'm getting married soon and am horrified that my wife to be will "rein in" my spending. How much do you guys spend PERCENTAGE WISE of your disposable income on clothes, and does it ever get you in trouble with your sig. other.

    Sorry to be indiscreet, but I can see this is going to be a MAJOR issue with my wife.

    Thanks!


    Better do as much spending as possible before the wedding then.
     


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    And it's only a problem if you tell her... [​IMG]
     


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    So I'm getting married soon and am horrified that my wife to be will "rein in" my spending.

    Worry when she tries telling you that extra girlfriends are out. [​IMG]
     


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    You have to learn to spell out half-truths , to have a selective memory and creative accounting...
    You could be a banker with that kind of attributes..
     


  14. jerrybrowne

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    Yeah, that's the idea. I have been on a TEAR. 3 suits, 2 sport coats, 4 pants 5 shirts, on watch, cufflinks, aligator belts, silver belt buckle, silver cufflinks, ties etc it has been crazy. Normally I spend maybe 10% on clothes, these two months leading to the wedding, it has been 80%. Eating rice and spaghetti all day long to save for the clothes. SOMEONE HELP ME!!!!!!!! I'm in TROUBLE
     


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    Now you're a real American.

    I spend 110% of my income on ugly, ill fitting clothings [​IMG]

    No, NOW he's a real American. [​IMG]
     


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