In Reply to: I can't take it anymore posted by KJK on July 20, 2000 at 10:53:09:
buy the wife a new tank right away. she'll feel better. you'll feel better. your mother will feel better. her's too if it matters. brownie points all around. HUGE upside.
small downside. you don't get another m-car right now. also, $10K invested now @ 10% annually gives you $60K when she starts college.