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    Average Cost of Food Per Month

    December 1, 2017 - Tips for Grocery
    Americans spend more than 6% of their annual income on food every year. For one person to eat on a "moderate" budget, it costs $3,000 per year, or almost $250 per month. It costs a family of four between $712 and $1,106 per month for groceries.

    Average Cost of Moving

    November 29, 2017 - Tips for Mortgage
    Moving can cost as much as $6,000 for the movers alone. This doesn't take into consideration packing supplies, moving a car, or heavy items.

    Redeem United Miles

    November 28, 2017 - Tips for Miles Credit Card
    Redeem United MileagePlus miles for the most value. This guide highlights some of the best award redemption opportunities with United miles.

    Average Student Loan Debt

    November 27, 2017 - Tips for Student Loans
    On average, college graduates leave college with over $37,000 in student loan debt. Some leave with as much as $121,000 in debt. Many graduates remain in debt until they are well into their 40s.

    Average Stock Market Return

    November 25, 2017 - Tips for Investing
    The S&P 500 provides an average 10% return. The stock market provides an average 7% return. Does this mean you'll walk away with large profits?

    Average Cost of Dental Insurance

    November 23, 2017 - Tips for How to Save Money
    Dental insurance can cost a single person on a group policy $366 per year. Family coverage can cost as much as $680 per year. This is nothing compared to the average cost of dental procedures, though.

    College Dropout Statistics

    November 21, 2017 - Tips for Best Credit Card for College Students
    One-third of college students drop out entirely. More than half of the students enrolled in college take more than 6 years to graduate.

    Recycling Statistics

    November 19, 2017 - Tips for Utility Rewards
    Every year, more than 250 million tons of trash is discarded. Americans don't quite recycle as much as we could, either. There is still about a 15% deficit.

    Road Rage Statistics

    November 17, 2017 - Tips for Gas Credit Cards
    80% of drivers exhibit some type of road rage. An alarming 8 million act upon their road rage, causing harm to people and vehicles.

    Average Cost of Clothing Per Month

    November 15, 2017 - Tips for How to Save Money
    Spending $161 per month on clothing and services is average for adults. Middle-age adults spend about $50 more per month. They also make more money, so they have more to spend.





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