Is your Pumpkin Spice Latte standing between you and your First Home?

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You may be tempted to spend your extra cash on a daily caffeine fix, but that small expense can add up to a big number – fast!

Saving for a down payment takes a little discipline, so limiting your extra purchases (like a latte a day from your favorite coffee shop) will help you get there faster.

Depending on where you live, putting away just a small amount each day will get you to the average down payment you may need for homeownership faster than you think.

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Kris Collis, Associate Broker
Smart Way America Realty - East Stroudsburg, PA
Professional Results you Expect 570-507-7510

Good point, pay attention to the little expenditures (and the calories and sugar).

A SB grande (16 oz.) hot Pumpkin Spice Latte made with 2 percent milk has 380 calories—more than a Starbucks Chocolate Croissant (340 calories). 


packs 50 grams of sugar.... which reminds of a great book we don't hear about anymore, Sugar Blues, the before and after pic from just giving up sugar is amazing.


Sep 04, 2019 12:56 PM #1
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good afternoon Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl - that is certainly a wake up post.  It shows how small steps can hurt or help!

Sep 04, 2019 02:41 PM #2
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I had a client like that once years ago... always complaining that he couldn't save up enough for a down payment. I suggested he stop going to Starbucks for coffee 3-4 times a day!

Sep 05, 2019 07:41 AM #3
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