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Nintendo Wii: Fundamental to Building Wealth June 4, 2007

Posted by pf in Expenses and Savings.
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The title of this post is only to make myself feel better.  After years of reisting ownership in one of the available game systems (Xbox, Play Station, etc) I could not resist the Wii.  I had been intrigued by what I had read about it, but the deal was sealed after I actually played it.  I choose to see it as fate that shortly after I tried it, one popped up at the electronics store and I immediately snatched it…with restrained glee. 

                    Pareto’s Principle (80/20 Rule) of Personal Finance 

This type of impulse purchase is a bit unusual for me, however, as suspected, the enjoyment is worth the price.  My kids absolutely love it (no surprise there), but so does Mom and Grandma, too.  I think that is the most satisfying part…everyone can play…and they do!

So, while this purchase puts a bit of a dent in ye old pocket book, I am sure it will reap returns in other ways…like my sore shoulder from all that Wii boxing and baseball!

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1. Moneymonk - June 6, 2007

“with restrained glee” LOL funny I know the feeling


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