Coffee always seems to make the top ten wasteful spending list. Either #1 or #3 on the list depending on the list you look at.

Here’s 2 articles:

http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/103379/Top-10-Money-Drains

http://www.wsfa.com/global/story.asp?s=10260385

My problem with these list is I think they are put together by non coffee drinkers.  And if you order the coffee online, in whole bean form, and grind it yourself then their argument breaks down.  I will admit that going to a coffee shop an paying $2-$4 a cup could be classified as wasteful, but sometimes coffee can be your entertainment and food budget.  And I don’t see movies on those lists…

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