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Old 03-01-2001, 08:41 PM   #1
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Just for fun make up a spreadsheet and see how you can save a million by not smoking.
1 year @ $2/pack = $730 each and every year
Now the fun part
increase cost of cigs by 6%/year
every year invest the savings in a 10% return stock and by not starting smoking at age 18 you will have an extra million bucks by time you are 63

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Old 03-02-2001, 12:01 AM   #2
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That is so true! We forget sometimes how much money we are actually spending on these things! IT ADDS UP! Thank you Hendrixcochran for sharing that with us
Take care

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Old 03-02-2001, 07:50 AM   #3
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Yeah, you know, that adds up to a pretty nice vacation!

Old 03-05-2001, 07:20 AM   #4
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Just worked it up . . . my husband smokes avg. 14 packs/week at $2.75/pack = $2002/year!!!!!

I used to smoke about 7 packs per week. $1001/year!

So between the 2 of us, we spent $3003/year! NUTS!!!

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