You Will Get less On Your Tax Return Then you Spent on Your Coffee Or Lunches
Want to save $2,500 bucks a year? Brown bag your lunch. Feel like saving another $1,000 smackers? Fill your thermos with your favorite coffee before you go out the door.
The average amount American workers shell out on lunch and coffee will be more then the average tax return they will receive. 2/3 of American works buy their lunch according to Accounting Principles, a staff and recruiting firm. On an average we will spend $37 a week or $2,000 a year
The average American spends more money on their lunches then they do on their commute costs. Average of $124 a month or $15,000 per year.
Accounting Principals asked Braun Research to do a telephone survey of 1,000 employed American Workers, 18 years of age and older, on the dates of Dec. 22 to 27. The results found men tend to buy and spend more on coffee than women, 54 percent and 45 percent, respectively.
½ of Americans buy coffee regularly at work, spending more than $20 a week, or $1,000 a year. Younger professionals ages 18 to 34 spend nearly twice as much on coffee at $24.74 during the week and those ages 45 and up at $14.15.
The average tax refund in 2011 was $2,913, according to Google Finance.
The average Americans are not planning to use their tax returns on food or coffee, however. The results found 58 percent of working Americans plan to use their end of year bonus to pay off debt.
And, according to the survey, 1/3 of American have a financial goal of bringing their coffee and lunch to work in 2012.
So with that being said and while you are here take a look at some of our favorite coffees that you can brew up at home and take to work with you.
If you Don’t already have a Keurig one cup home brewing system, we encourage you to look at our Keurig Reviews with these new appliances you can choose the size of your cup or mug that want you to take with you on the go and fill it with anyone of 200 of your favorite flavors to travel with you, as you walk out the door!
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