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      08-29-2012, 10:35 AM   #75
JasonCSU
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Originally Posted by Comet View Post
The problem with cards is that you don't actually see your money disappearing. But with cash, end of the night, when you go home, and look inside your wallet, you know exactly how much you spent.
This is true, however I still prefer using a card for benefits like cash back and miles. There is also the benefit of being able to download your credit card transactions and import them into a money management application to track your spending habits.


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Coke is like 5$ here.. I eat out 2 times a day. 5$*2*7=70$ on fucking Pepsi! It doesn't seem like much, but take the appetizer too
15$*7*2=210$

280$ saved per week by cutting out useless gluttony.

280$*52=14,560$ PER YEAR on fucking pepsi and chicken fingers!
3,640$ of it being Pepsi! that's a nice business class ticket to Europe man!
I started doing this years ago with soda while eating out too. The expense may not seem like much at first to most people, though it certainly adds up like your example shows. There's also the benefit of cutting out all that extra sugar from your diet.
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