FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2018, photo Vitalii Myroshnychenko, right, test rides a bike atop a stand as Denis Rybalchenko looks on in REI Co-op's flagship store in Seattle. The usual advice is “buy experiences, not things.” But that requires a deeper dive. A bicycle can provide an experience, and a new camera can preserve one. So buy experiences, especially with other people, but also think about buying material things that allow you to have experiences or enhance them.
FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2018, photo Vitalii Myroshnychenko, right, test rides a bike atop a stand as Denis Rybalchenko looks on in REI Co-op's flagship store in Seattle. The usual advice is “buy experiences, not things.” But that requires a deeper dive. A bicycle can provide an experience, and a new camera can preserve one. So buy experiences, especially with other people, but also think about buying material things that allow you to have experiences or enhance them. Elaine Thompson, File AP Photo
FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2018, photo Vitalii Myroshnychenko, right, test rides a bike atop a stand as Denis Rybalchenko looks on in REI Co-op's flagship store in Seattle. The usual advice is “buy experiences, not things.” But that requires a deeper dive. A bicycle can provide an experience, and a new camera can preserve one. So buy experiences, especially with other people, but also think about buying material things that allow you to have experiences or enhance them. Elaine Thompson, File AP Photo