A friend sent me this. It is a classic example of free markets in action–a romantic tale of a girl who’s trying to play waaaaay out of her league. I wish I could have written this response.
So, in economic terms you are a depreciating asset and I am an earning asset. Not only are you a depreciating asset, your depreciation accelerates! Let me explain, you’re 25 now and will likely stay pretty hot for the next 5 years, but less so each year. Then the fade begins in earnest. By 35 stick a fork in you!
It’s worth your while to read the whole thing.