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Grabbing lunch at the closest restaurant is fast and convenient. But over the course of a year, it can really add up.
 

If you’re like me, you’re always on the move. And if you have a busy schedule, grabbing lunch at the closest restaurant is fast and convenient.

But over the course of a year, it can really add up. A study by Visa shows that on average, Americans spend $52.00 per week on lunch. Over one year that’s close to $3,000. Here are some tips to help you cut your lunchtime spending.

  • Consider bringing your lunch from home. While it might not be as exciting, the cost-per-meal is considerably less.

  • Set a weekly or monthly budget for food. Perhaps allow yourself to buy lunch just once or twice a week.

Even better, save eating out for special occasions only. In most cases, it will help you appreciate and enjoy the experience even more.





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