Here’s Where Americans Spend Their Money

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-americans-spend-their-money-2013-1

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Last year, Americans spent $10.7 trillion shopping.

With that much dough, you could buy over 2,000 aircraft carriers, 300 private islands, and still have money left over for a latte.

Here’s a taste of the things we bought—and how much we spent on them.

Beer: $96 billion—enough to make 199,937,239 barrels! (Brewers Association)

Pretzels: $550 million (Reuters)

Bottled Water: $11 billion (Beverage Marketing Corp.)

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By: Dr. Augustine Fou Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 news

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