Describe an item on which you spent more than expected

Latest Cue Card | Sep-Dec 2021

What it is

How much did you spend on it

Why you bought it

And explain why you think you spent more than expected.

Just like every other people, I love to buy things for myself and my family, and it’s not that I always feel happy about my choices or purchases. But, today, I would like to talk about a product which was really beyond my expectations, that is my brand-new laptop.
I have bought a laptop last month and I spent approximately 60000 on it. My laptop is of brand Dell and regarding the look of the gadget, it is silver in colour and very slim.
There were several reasons why I bought this laptop. Firstly, as I am a student so I deadly needed it because it assists me to prepare assignments and is also helpful in other academic purposes.
Secondly, due to portability like I can take my laptop anywhere outside of my house, I can also take it with me anywhere inside of my house. Thirdly,
I was fascinated by laptops along with their extraordinary features.
Actually, I made a budget of rupees 50000 but when I saw this laptop, it grabbed my attention due to the latest features I did not control myself and then I bought this laptop. I also argued with the owner of dell company but they did not give a discount after that I thought one minute then finally purchased this laptop with the given price.
In the end, it’s too expensive but it is very useful for me  So, I am extremely happy to own it and with its so far performance and utilization.

Follow-ups

1.    Do you often buy more than you expected?

Not frequently, but sometimes I am fascinated by some outstanding things like jewelry and dresses that time I spend a huge amount of money. Apart from this, normally I spend a reasonable amount of money on needed things.

2.    What do you think young people spend most of their money on?

Usually many different things, but I suppose the most popular would be clothes, music, electronic gadgets and I guess girls spend more on makeup and stuff like that. Depending on how old they are, they might spend a lot of money socializing or going out, or maybe they have a specific hobby, a favorite sport, or something similar which they spend their money on.

3.    Do you think it is important to save money? Why?

Saving money is one of the essential aspects of building wealth and having a secure financial future. Saving money gives you a way out of the uncertainties of life and provides you with an opportunity to enjoy a quality life.

4.    Do people buy things that they don’t need?

Definitely, some individuals are fascinated by advertisements and they buy unnecessary things. Apart from that, some people buy those things that are not required but for the sake of pleasure.