5 Benefits of Dry January

Skip Sipping to Save Cash

Take a look at that bar bill or grocery receipt: alcohol adds up quickly. A study from American Addiction Centers evaluated the cost of alcohol in a year in different cities, and the findings are staggering. The researchers compared a city’s weekly drinking habits and cost per drink. It ranged from the lowest in Birmingham, AL, with the average person spending about $1,000 annually to the highest in New York City with just over $2,000 spent per person yearly. Gulp.