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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:06 AM   #1
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Tax returns - You buying?

With tax returns coming soon, and mostly everyone will be getting a return. You guys looking into purchasing an apple product?

I am torn on what to do with mine. Not sure if I should pick up an apple mini 32gb now, or wait and see if a march release with retina comes out (Rumored, but I doubt it)

So, you guys purchasing a new apple product or waiting
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:08 AM   #2
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:22 AM   #3
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Haaaa!! I owe $1200....
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:43 AM   #4
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Haaaa!! I owe $1200....

Aww man, no way.. Sorry to hear
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 10:55 AM   #5
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If I get a refund it's going straight to my savings account!
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 10:58 AM   #6
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Those of us who own businesses usually pay at this time of the year, this year will be no exception for me.

I do encourage our government to buy Apple with the proceeds though.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:10 AM   #7
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I waiting to see If the iPad 5 comes out in March. If not by April I will be getting a iPad 4 probably 32GB.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:25 AM   #8
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I waiting to see If the iPad 5 comes out in March. If not by April I will be getting a iPad 4 probably 32GB.
If you buy an iPad 4 in April you're more than likely less than 5 months from the iPad 5, why not just wait 3-5 more months and get the new form factor (supposed)?
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:27 AM   #9
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I was hoping for a march release of the retina mini also. however doesnt seem like it goes to happen. Will be waiting for October.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:32 AM   #10
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Holding off on purchasing any new Apple products until next year. I would like to get the most use out of any Apple product I buy for as long as possible.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:33 AM   #11
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If your refund is big enough to pay for an iPad, you'd be better off figuring out how you can avoid giving the government an interest-free loan in 2013, too.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:41 AM   #12
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If I get a refund it's going straight to my savings account!
Same here.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:26 PM   #13
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I'm using my refund to pay off some outstanding bills and the rest goes into the bank
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:36 PM   #14
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I'll pay off the rest of Christmas and save most of it. I do need a new Mac mini though...
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:42 PM   #15
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Picked up an open box 2012 MBA 11" from best buy with mine. Base level for $780 out the door.

Needed a small terminal workhorse for work at the data center. Fits much better than my 15" retina.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:45 PM   #16
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Picked up an open box 2012 MBA 11" from best buy with mine. Base level for $780 out the door.

Needed a small terminal workhorse for work at the data center. Fits much better than my 15" retina.
Thats a great purchase with it - You already recieved your return?
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 01:05 PM   #17
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I borrowed a little from my savings to buy my fiancee a 16gb LTE Mini. The money will be put back with my return. The rest is going to our savings/wedding fund.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 01:22 PM   #18
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Thats a great purchase with it - You already recieved your return?
No but I already filled out everything in TurboTax using my last pay stub. I get my W-2 this week to verify and submit. Bought it with a little of my savings, will replenish when my return comes in a week or two.
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If you buy an iPad 4 in April you're more than likely less than 5 months from the iPad 5, why not just wait 3-5 more months and get the new form factor (supposed)?
Because I have a 3rd Gen. iPod Touch. Apple is no longer putting out iOS updates for it and already some apps won't run on iOS 5.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 07:40 PM   #20
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I'll be owning some and receiving some. Unfortunaty, I owe more than I'll receive.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 08:11 AM   #21
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Haaaa!! I owe $1200....
uh back taxes?
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 08:50 AM   #22
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uh back taxes?
Why do you think it's back taxes? If you get paid bi-weekly that's as simple as under paying less than $50 per paycheck.

I think people must be filling out their w4 wrong. I have never received more than $500 back.
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uh back taxes?
Nah man, my wife and I just make to dog-gon much money and I don't have anymore write offs. Its what happens when you pay everything off and try to live simple and not beyond your means. Thing is when you have children you can't afford to bring your income down. This world works violently aginst debt free people..When we were in debt and over our heads we would get back $7-8k every single year....Society whats to enslave us all, so buy buy buy, spend spend spend gotta keep that nasty consumerism wheel spinning.
Oh yeah your life will be meaningless without that new shiny (______)...Can't afford it finance it interest free for the first six months and only $20 thereafter.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 05:34 PM   #24
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Nope? Going into savings just like all my past returns since 1975.
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Nah man, my wife and I just make to dog-gon much money and I don't have anymore write offs. Its what happens when you pay everything off and try to live simple and not beyond your means. Thing is when you have children you can't afford to bring your income down. This world works violently aginst debt free people..When we were in debt and over our heads we would get back $7-8k every single year....Society whats to enslave us all, so buy buy buy, spend spend spend gotta keep that nasty consumerism wheel spinning.
Oh yeah your life will be meaningless without that new shiny (______)...Can't afford it finance it interest free for the first six months and only $20 thereafter.
I'm wid ya pookie
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