We’re making this major money mistake around food.
Chew on this.More than half of Americans confessed to making a financial mistake when pursuing their financial goals this year — and the most common mistake had to do with dining out.
One in four Americans confessed that they dined out too much last year, according to a survey of more than 2,000 people released Thursday by financial company Fidelity. What’s more, the No. 1 thing Americans bust their budget on is dining out, according to research released by financial company Principal this year. Nearly one in three Americans (29%, up from 26% last year) said that this was this year’s top budget buster for them, followed closely by food/groceries (27%).