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Financial decision involving cell phone

RyanR6045 39 18 April 18, 2016 at 05:12 PM
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Hi,

Right now I have a phone that works ok but really wanted a newer one do I ordered one that was $450. I do have the cash saved up to pay for it. Today we got word my wife may lose her job and we would potentially lose a big chunk of income.

Question is should I cancel the new phone and deal with what I have until I know what's going on or get it and move on?

I know this may seem like silly question but my head is spinning and I need some advice.

I could also get a phone that's less money as well.

Thanks

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It depends - do you have enough $ saved up to not worry about it while your wife searches for a new job (assuming she will be doing so)?
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Yeah, we do have an emergency fund saved up to get us through about 6-8 months.
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dont do it. Cell phone not worth it
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Cancel it, you never know if you'll need that money. Once she has a job lined up go ahead and treat yourself.
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I'm going to go with my gut feeling and your advise. Thank you. Cancelled it will be. Take care.
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