NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Unless you are Dr. Dre and Apple just bought your headphones for billions of dollars, or Jack Ma and your company's IPO was recently the largest in history, chances are you don't have an unlimited cash stream at your disposal.
While you dont have to be a billionaire to purchase any of the items on this list, most of them are luxury items that usually only people in the upper tax brackets can afford. Others are expensive items that folks with regular jobs or their children might want.
All of these expensive items however are things that you can do without regardless of your budget.
What follows, in no particular order, is a list of 10 things that you probably shouldn't buy...
This choice definitely deserves a caveat. For regular bikers an expensive bike is a great investment, if you live in the suburbs.
Expensive bike thefts are on the rise in places like New York City where grand larcenies of bikes are up 64% this year with 559 bikes over $1,000 having been stolen as of October. The largest number of thefts occur in high density neighborhoods like the West Village and NoHo. Between 800,000 and 2 million bikes are stolen nationwide annually.