10 Budget killers that cause Americans to overspend

No wonder everyone’s in debt. According to a new poll, the average American breaks their budget and overspends to the tune of $143 a week . . . or $7,429 a YEAR. (14$ per item average!)

76% of us feel guilty about overspending. Just 10% find it is easy to stick to a budget. And the #1 thing we overspend on is something your parents never had to factor in. Here are the top ten things that break our budget . . .

1. Online shopping. 40% of people said they spend too much buying stuff online.
2. Groceries.
3. Subscription services, like Netflix.
4. Gadgets.
5. Buying lunch every day instead of packing one.
6. Household essentials.
7. Coffee.
8. Food delivery.
9. Gym memberships.
10. Entertainment, including movies and concerts.

Sticking to a budget can be tough and you’re not alone if you agree.

while only three in four Americans (74 percent) say they have some type of budget ‒ 79 percent of those still have trouble keeping themselves within their own parameters, despite their best efforts