Yup, welcome to the Battle of The Sexes my friends! Brought to you by Debt Ninja, Fabulously Broke, Krystal at work, and yours truly – J to the motha f’in Money.
Today’s topic: Why being the opposite sex is bad for your financial situation.
I must admit, at first I was a little leery about doing another man vs. women post since I’m a huge fan of the ladies (ow ow!), but after Fabulously Broke started talking smack I got my game face on and now here we are – laughing about how much money you women blow on shoes! (and by women, I mean the “average” women, not you fine frugal folks, right?). If I had a dollar for every pair of shoes my lady friends have, I could have gone three rounds of my $100 Lottery Project!
I did a little recon work and realized your closets are slammed full of these bad boys. I knew you had more than us cavemen do, but good golly o’molly – it’s like a miniature mall in there! High heels, low heels, rain boots, snow boots, shoes falling apart, shoes that have never been worn, sandals, slippers, ballet shoes, what the what? As stunning as they make you feel (and look, I will admit), women sure like giving up the money for ‘em.
In fact, it’s even more mesmerizing lining up the differences like so:
Pair of tennis shoes (2 maybe?)
Pair(s) of running shoes
When it comes down to it, the average women spends a crap ton on shoes – much less than us man species. And on underwear too come to think of it (lingerie anyone?). Unfortunately I must stop there for fear of retribution from the Mrs….It has certainly been a while since I last picked her up something purrty. Which, btw, is something I firmly believe in men taking care of every once in a while. Nothing says I Love You like some black laced undergarments ;)
So, women of the internets, what say you about these shoe habits? Am I horribly off-base? Are you at least picking them up on 50%+ discounts? (Please say yes…please say yes)
After you comment, be sure to check out the other battlers of the sexers today – I’m sure they have something just as feisty to say about us behemoths:
- Debt Ninja: Boys rule, girls drool
- Fabulously Broke: How men cost women more money (hah!)
- Krystal at Work: Who spends more – men or women?