In late June, I traveled to Switzerland for a good friend’s 50th birthday party.
Money-wise, things looked good from the get-go: I had a free place to shack up as well as free airline tickets from all the credit card hacking I had done over the past few years.
So far, so good. A cheap trip to one of the most expensive countries on earth – SCORE!
But soon after arriving and settling in at my friend’s smart, modern row house outside of Zurich, I started getting pangs of spendthriftery.
My buddy had two BMWs parked in the underground garage, and man are they pretty. In contrast, I drive a 2009 Honda Fit. It is not fast, nor a particularly sexy automobile, and it accelerates from zero to 60 in about, oh, forever.
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