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Save PHP 45,625 A Year if You Quit Smoking Today

SAVE PHP 45,625 A YEAR IF YOU QUIT SMOKING • TODAY If you smoke, or have friends who smoke, then you've had a conversation about quitting at least once. The reason it's difficult is because of the nicotine, which is an incredibly addictive substance. How much is it costing you? AVERAGE PRICE FOR A PHP 62.50 PACK OF 20 CIGARETTES Factor in the markup at some retail outlets, or your preferred brand, and you could be looking at a price tag between PHP 63.00 to PHP 150.00. The cost of cigarettes factors in import costs, and the 'sin tax' levied by the government. In a year A heavy smoker can go through a pack of 20s, sometimes more, in a day. That's 365 packs year, at PHP 62.50 a pack. Going through two packs a day costs you double that amount, or PHP 45,625 per year. If you smoke the more expensive cigarettes, you're looking at a possible annual cost of PHP 55,115. PHP 62.50 x 365 PHP 22,812.50 What happens it you Save the money instead? IN THE SHORT TERM IN THE LONG TERM DEC NOV OCT SEPT AUG JUL That's PHP 62.50 you could just as easily put away for savings, food, or use as commute money. It's an extra PHP 62.50 in your pocket that you wouldn't have otherwise. Over the course of a year, that PHP 62.50 a day grows into PHP 22,812.50. That amount could be invested, or saved. What more can do with you the money you saved? The money you saved instead can be used for a lot of other things, like: Investing in Mutual Funds, Stocks, or financial products that can generate wealth Put together with your retirement fund Saved as part of your emergency fund Invest in yourself - take classes based Finance a vacation to your dream destination on your interests As columnist Dr. Willie T. Ong wrote "Quitting may take some time, but the rewards are tremendous," and among these rewards is a much happier bank balance. MoneyMaxcoh .ph We compare, you save Sources: http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/city_result.jsp?country=Philippines&city=Manila http://www.interaksyon.com/article/45779/cigarette-prices-in-the-philippines-now-worlds-second-lowest http://www.philstar.com/health-and-family/2013/05/14/941695/benefits-quitting-smoking http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Smoking the_financial_cost http://actamedicaphilippina.com.ph/content/potential-effectiveness-stop-smoking-interventions-philippines http://www.wheninmanila.com/5-reasons-to-quit-smoking-when-in-manila/ http://news.yahoo.com/sin-tax-cuts-cigarette-smoking-philippines-tax-chief-154219733.html

Save PHP 45,625 A Year if You Quit Smoking Today

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The money you saved instead can be used for a lot of other things, like: Investing in Mutual Funds, Stocks, or financial products that can generate wealth. Put together with your retirement fund. Sav...

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