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You’d have to be living under a ROCK if you haven’t been affected by your food bill!

Not just your grocery bill, but your eating out bill as well!

Food delivery is THEE most expensive way to get your nutrition. You know the service names:

Grub Hub, Door Dash, Uber Eats, Postmates.

Covid helped to skyrocket these businesses! Problem: some of us got into the habit of using these services during Covid. Truthfully, this habit did not go away when the quarantine was lifted. 

Unfortunately it can add 25 – 91% to your restaurant bill!!

New York Times Article  broke down the cost of purchasing from a restaurant directly and then using one of the above mentioned services. The researcher used Subway as the test study. Here are the results:

Why the individual bought two 6 inch instead of a 12 inch is beyond me. But the chart still shows the power behind going to pick up food you’ve ordered yourself. 

A little pre planning can go a long way in a eating out budget category. I never will tell my clients to NOT eat out, but will tell them to get creative to save as much as they can in this category. It’s very powerful to be informed when it comes to your money!

If you want to increase your cash flow inside your budget with each and every paycheck reach out to me for a free consultation.