This week: How we spend our meal money.


That’s the average couples spend a month on groceries, which totals $7,500 a year. That’s according to a study by Credit Donkey.


The same study notes that a family of 4 with older children needs around $1,075 per month. Teenagers eat a lot of food.


That’s the average amount Americans spend on fast food, according to a recent survey and noted in an article from Collective Evolution.

50 Million

The amount of people served daily by fast food restaurants. That’s more than the entire population of Canada, according to the same fast food survey.

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