In terms of materialism, it’s often said that women’s weaknesses lie in handbags and jewellery. As for men, it’s perceived to be watches and cars. As a Taurus who definitely can appreciate aesthetics and comfort, I get tempted by luxury too.

Yes, this guy has “arrived”…

And to be honest, if it’s just a high upfront sticker price, I might be willing to save up for one or two of these items. But I have found out that that’s simply not the case, especially for cars and watches.


Don’t get me wrong. I have no intention of getting a car, at least NOT YET, especially after reading this post.

However, my father-in-law is. He has been driving his trusty red Toyota Altis for the best part of 9 years and his COE is expiring in about half a year’s time. Since he still performs shift work occasionally, having a car is really useful. …