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When You Have the Urge to Splurge

You recently turned 50 — or maybe even 60 or 70 years old — and now you want to buy something big. A vacation home. A cruise around the world. That luxury car you've always wanted.

Others might try to talk you out of it, suggesting it's your age or ego speaking to you. Could they be right?

Click here to learn about the three questions you should ask yourself before any major or possibly extravagant purchase.

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Updated: November 14, 2014



The goal of the MSU Extension Family Economics program is to help Montana individuals and families from all walks of life make effective financial decisions that will enhance their lives.

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