18 - Bought a 99 Civic for 5k
21 - Finished Undergraduate School - No problems with Civic. Finished with about 12k in loans.
23 - Finished Graduate School - No problems with Civic. Only general maintenance costs. No extra loans.
23- Bought WRX in California. Screwed by taxes. Moved to Oregon with GF for work.
24- Decided to bite the bullet on STi. With proper care and maintenance I hope it lasts me forever. EVER EVER.