For me it's sleep quality (bed, pillows, etc), food quality (real food, limit processed, organic doesn't matter to me), exercise quality (paying for a gym membership), travel quality (I take the nonstop flight, rather than the indirect, discount flight), and everyday quality (clothes, bathroom supplies, furniture, entertainment) My wife and I have a king bed. Do we *need* a king bed? No. But I sure get a better night's sleep. I don't eat healthy all the time, but if i don't want to cook and have a craving for mac&cheese, I'm gonna pay extra to get beechers than some frozen crap from the store. My apartment has a gym, but I can't deadlift in there, so I pay for a gym membership. I take nonstop flights whenever I'm traveling (if possible) so I don't miss a beat when I arrive at my destination. Everyday supplies like toilet paper, a couch you love to sit on, and gaming systems if you're into that. I'm not going to play Candy Crush just because it's free. I'd much rather play Horizon Zero Dawn on PS4. And I spent the $120 on an electric toothbrush, because it makes a regular toothbrush feel caveman-esque. I never have to worry about my upcoming dentist appointment.
Disclaimer: *max* money doesn't necessarily mean better. Take the nonstop flight, but first class doesn't pass my cost to benefit test.
Tl;dr I buy things if they positively benefit my life, regardless of cost. tl;dr example: don't skimp on toilet paper.
I'm still bitter airlines created a premium economy at all. But that's for a different thread. To me it's not worth the cost difference. If I was 6 ft tall I would probably take premium for the space for $100 more or whatever it is for that flight, but for the most part I stay in economy and buy whatever food I want and still won't reach the difference in cost. I'm still stingy at heart, but not at the cost of my own well-being. I'll spend more to save a few hours (taking the non-stop), but if I can get the same food experience in economy for less overall I'll take economy.
When going to a theme park like Disney or LEGO land, stay at the resort hotel. Not nearby hotels.
When buying clothes, don’t buy at target or kohl’s. At least buy from Macy’s with name brand. Buy good shoes and pants. Not saggy cheap ones. Your dating life will be better tenfold. Basically don’t be cheap with clothing.
Your tc does not matter when looking for a girl. What you wear matters. And your confidence. Girls notice the smallest thing. Wear brand perfume. Not the one you got from India. Wear at least $200 sunglasses.
No I am not. Your preference will certainly be different. Choice of perfume depends on your food habit. What you eat controls your body odor. For Indian origin stronger perfumes fit better. You don’t have to agree with me though. That’s what I think.
Good healthy food. Good health. Good mattress and bed as you spend 6-8 hours of your 24 hours sleeping. Good car if you commute in a car and spend 1 hour of your day in that. Good computer if you are a techie. Good phone. Good shoes as you spend 8+ hours wearing them. Good experiences - travelling, shows, etc. as that is really what you have as memories.