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“People waste their money and are rubbish at saving!” says loan company

Here’s where your high street morning coffee costs the most: Starbucks comes out on top at £663 a year followed by M&S… while Wetherspoons is the cheapest at £250

Some prefer it black, others like it flat and white and there are those who add a myriad of syrups , foams and flavourings to it.

Whichever way you look at it coffee is a big business with UK consumers drinking 70 million cups a day – a habit which adds up to a £730 million annual caffeine spend.

But by simply switching from coffee shop drinks to home made brews you can make a saving of £1,873, a new graphic reveals.

Source: Daily Mail, 12th October 2015


It’s time we all woke up and smelled the coffee – the overly-expensive, coffee-shop-bought coffee, naturally. Is our coffee addiction really leading us on the road to financial ruin? Or might there be another culprit?

The graphic by BuddyLoans.com also has some rather interesting facts behind the coffee, stating that with global consumption of coffee coming up to 400 billions cups per year.

Incredibly, this story is a lecture on fiscal stability put out as an advert a personal loan company. Talk about the coffeepot calling the kettle black…

What’s most baffling about this story is the by-line: specifically, why did it take two separate Daily Mail journalists to regurgitate a PR infographic which was posted on the Buddyloans blog a fortnight ago? Presumably they needed one to copy/paste it, and the other to go out and get the coffee…