In a recent study by Visa, nearly half of all Americans blow money on things that get lost in the ether. We're talking about $200 a month for men and women under 34 that cannot be accounted for.
A night (or two, or three) out at the bar, a quick hit and run at H&M, that last belly bruising meal at Astroland (RIP), simply evaporating in your wallet to the point where you cannot even recall the experience. It's that all too familiar moment when you open up your wallet and stare inside for that extra second, and say to yourself, 'What happened to all my money? I swore I had more...'. The cure all for this phenomenom, of course, is to track your spending, make a budget, and actually follow through with it.
I just got back from a gorgeous two day break in Amagansett with friends, so I know exactly where my money went, a clam shack off of route 27...
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