In Reply to: Not too smart - just arrogant and obnoxious posted by Long Distance on October 04, 1999 at 08:58:15:
: Instead, I would choose to INVEST my $44K and earn, say, 17% while paying a loan for less than 8%.
You know of a guarenteed investment that pays 17%? Please tell me about it!
If not, then I assume you'd first adjust your investment returns for Beta (risk) before comparing them to guarenteed rates of return. Taxes, too, of course...