Article by Anna Bahney | Found on CNN
Want to find some real savings in your budget? Cutting out lattes and avocado toast probably isn’t the way to go.
Housing, transportation and food: that’s what Americans spend almost 70% of their money on, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Sure, you can always cut back on extras, but it’s the biggest expenses where we bake a lot of fluff into our budget and call it “essential spending.” Take big swings at these big categories, financial experts say, and you’ll shake lose big chunks of money. Read more