I hate deleters. /punch
fyi: most people are upside down on their cars. getting royally screwed or zero down is not a pre-requisite.
I never said it was a stupid idea. I just said he wouldn't be walking away with cash.
Well, I have no intentions of getting engaged so it really is a hypothetical discussion for me And I don't really think it's about whether you want to spend the money or not, but the fact that your woman probably would expect you to. If both parties are fine with something else, go for it. But chances are your wife-to-be might be wanting something pretty and shiny, and I don't think that's wrong in itself.