Budgeting Expenses

Interesting Facts and Trends

Are things more expensive today than they were in 1984?

According to a report issued by Businessweek.com, the average household spent $49,067 on such things as housing, transportation, food and entertainment in 2009. This is up $3,692 (in 2009 dollars) from 1984, or 7.5%, which is a small percentage of growth.



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