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Buy a latte every morning before work? Here's how much money you're frittering away


Starting off the morning right! @oqcoffee #lattetogo #ontherun #caffeinefix #coffeebreak Source: mmmcoffee19

ANYONE WHO IS a slave to coffee will be fully aware of the massive chunk of change you can spend on coffee per month.

A new survey conducted by BBC’s Good Food shows that younger people are spending a ridiculous amount of money on food per month, thanks in large part to the fact that they eat out in cafés or restaurants more often than the older demographic.

Think about it: we’re all guilty of spending stupid amounts of money on takeaway sandwiches and coffees — but think of what you could be buying instead.

If you were to spend €2.80 on a medium latte every morning, it would equate to €14 per week or €56 per month. And that equates to €672 per year. Yikes.

For that money, you could buy…

2046 packets of Tayto


6 Nespresso machines

nespresso Source: Arnotts

2240 Freddo bars

Source: rachel_hoare1

A holiday for four adults to Benalmadena Costa (with change left over for pints)

holiday Source: BudgetTravel

8 donkeys ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

donkeys Source: DoneDeal

11 Flawless jumpers from Beyoncé’s official online shop

flaw Source: Beyonce

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One night in the fanciest hotel in Ireland

ngiht Source: Ballyfin

A month in this €650 per month Dublin bedsit

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A flight to Chicago this afternoon!

chicago Source: Aer Lingus

See? Might want to start getting acquainted with the office coffee machine…

Written by Amy O’Connor and originally published on

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