verb (used with object)
1.to be able to do, manage, or bear without serious consequence or adverse effect: The country can’t afford another drought.
2.to be able to meet the expense of; have or be able to spare the price of: Can we afford a trip to Europe this year? The city can easily afford to repair the street.
3.to be able to give or spare: He can’t afford the loss of a day.
4.to furnish; supply: The transaction afforded him a good profit.
5.to be capable of yielding or providing: The records afford no explanation.
Moral of the story –
As point 1:50 of the video posted above states:
“Thats thirty five thousand dollars and seven right?
Muthafuka can you buy that?”
– From the classic film The Mack 1973
$42,000.00 in 1973 had the same buying power as $226,899.81 in 2013.
Annual inflation over this period was 4.31%.
A mack-nificent perspective to consider.