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How do you fund your collection?


By too-many-pins

3 years ago



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    #47 3 years ago

    Work hard. When starting out I had two jobs. Bought broken games, fixed them and routed them then sold them for a better broken game. One game turned to two turned to 20... then ex issues reversed that to 0.

    Today I have scraped and clawed my way to a very comfortably paying job. We have a rental and our primary house that we are nearing pay off and stay well within our means. Currently back up to 4 (two playing two projects). Once the rental and our house is paid off... gonna likely go nuts.

    #106 3 years ago
    Quoted from Monk:

    Put one paycheck a week, tax returns, and any bonus money in a different bank than the day to day spending accounts.

    This is a really strong technique. What we did was setup an account that us used for all of the bills, mortgages, etc. it gets enough direct deposit d to cover all of that with some cushion and most of the payments out of it are automatic.

    The remaining from our checks goes to our respective fun accounts which we use for travel, eating out, and of course pinball.

    Anyway it amazed me how much simpler it became to manage it all and have safe to use fun money once seperating fun from essentials into seperate accounts.

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