After takin' a swig o' grog, Ezekiel belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> "chrisv" <chrisv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Tim Smith wrote:
>>>Say your choice is between spending $400k on a house,
>>>or getting a $400k 30-year fixed mortgage. 30 years from now, you'll
>>>have more money if you take the mortgage, and invest the $400k.
>> LOL Yeah, that used to be what people thought would happen... The
>> joke is on them, isn't it?
> So you think that what happened to the markets the last 6 months is
> indicative of the returns they would get over a 30 year period?
Is being humorless a condition of working at Microsoft?
Traveling through New England, a motorist stopped for gas in a tiny village.
"What's this place called?" he asked the station attendant.
"All depends," the native drawled. "Do you mean by them that has
to live in this dad-blamed, moth-eaten, dust-covered, one-hoss dump, or
by them that's merely enjoying its quaint and picturesque rustic charms
for a short spell?"