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As a millennial I get asked that and how much I make a lot by boomers. It’s only asked for one reason. To Judge you. With this info they want to be able to assess a new purchase and say, he has enough, he can afford it or he doesn’t have enough, why is he spending that. It’s a control thing. I keep my income and expenses 100% private.
so how do/would you handle the question w/o looking paranoid ?





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Is what I paid sensitive information? I'll happily tell anyone what I paid, and give them any advice that might be helpful if they'd like to buy one.
After he came over to see it....I made him get in..."I'm not buying one" his response. 👀🗽
 

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so how do/would you handle the question w/o looking paranoid ?
I always tell people that’s private information and that they are free to go to Jeep.com and build one to get an idea of pricing. As far as the income question I tell them that it’s a completely inappropriate question.
 

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After he came over to see it....I made him get in..."I'm not buying one" his response. 👀🗽
Put it back on them. Ask, why would you like to know. They’ll say, I just want to know. That’s a terrible answer.
 

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When anyone brings that question up, I say I received a 100,000/dollar bonus and since I really did not need the money I bought a toy to mess around in...the otheritem I was thinking about building a 10ft fence around my property and awaiting permits
 

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Or just flip the question and ask them how much they paid for their car?? Or say if you have to ask you cant afford one.
 

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I don't think much of this question at all and would easily discuss that with my neighbor, in fact I have both my jeep and his Tesla as well as other cars we have had, I also asked him about an in-ground pool when we were putting that in to help gauge a fair price.


Maybe I'm just rude or it is a regional thing as it really doesn't seem like an odd question to me
 

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Still got the window sticker? Show him the MSRP and move on.
 

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While washing my week old JL for the first time my neighbor next door came over to take a look.
But he caught me off guard by asking what I paid...Its not like asking my wife's bra size but I don't think I would ask....and especially since he's not in the market.

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You're retired and haven't figured out yet how to answer a nosey neighbor's question? If you follow some of the advice on this forum you'll end up in jail.
 

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