## The True Cost of Commuting

THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ яВ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z NTY DOLEAKS In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B PZ22s50 A THE UNITED SEATES OFANKIICA J10 PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: Your effective hourly wage is VE EEDTATARENERVENOTEER emar en AMERICA Y AND DRIVE ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost 20 EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B J10 THE UNITED SEATES PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. 白 台 台 DD +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: AND DRIVE Your effective hourly wage is emar en AMERICA Y ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost 20 EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B J10 THE UNITED SEATES PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. 白 台 台 DD +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: AND DRIVE Your effective hourly wage is emar en AMERICA Y ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost 20 EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B J10 THE UNITED SEATES PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. 白 台 台 DD +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: AND DRIVE Your effective hourly wage is emar en AMERICA Y ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost 20 EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B J10 THE UNITED SEATES PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. 白 台 台 DD +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: AND DRIVE Your effective hourly wage is emar en AMERICA Y ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost 20 EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B J10 THE UNITED SEATES PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. 白 台 台 DD +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: AND DRIVE Your effective hourly wage is emar en AMERICA Y ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM THE TRUE COST OF COMMUTING SAY YOUR COMMUTE (ONE-WAY) IS 19 9 ** MILES IN MIXED-HIGH TRAFFIC The IRS estimates the total cost of driving an average car to be MERIC We estimate your 19 mile commute takes you about WATCH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE MULTIPLY THESE NUMBERS OVER 10 YEARS STATES QUAK 50 30 40 -45 15 51¢ 20. ERDOLLA 35 25 30 MINUTES each way PER MILE Drove your car to pick up lunch? Make it an even $20! 38 miles/day x 50¢ mile = So you're in your car $19/day 80 mins every daý Hope you like to drive! direct driving and car ownership cost 20 EC 288764332 67 EC 28876433Z In a dual-commuting household, $19/day x 10 years x 2 cars 80 mins/day x 10 years about $125,00O 1.6 work years 80 MIN/DAY = 6 HRS 40 MIN/WEEK %3D Most 30-year-old couples today, 10 years into adulthood, don't even have $125,000 in net worth. And they probably drive around quite a bit in expensive financed cars, mostlų as part of a self-imposed commute. (Almost another full work day!) x 50 WEEKS = 333 HRS 20 MIN (more than 8 work weeks!) x 10 YEARS = 3,333 HRS 20 MIN (1 work year + 8 work months!) %3D These facts are directly related! WHAT IF I DRIVE SUPER THRIFTY?! Buy the right car for $5,000, and you might be able to squeeze 100,000 miles out of it with no major repairs. In this case the car depreciation is 5 cents per mile. Car depreciation = 5¢/mile Gas (3.50 gallon @ 35MPG) = 10¢/mile Tires ($300 per 50,000 miles) = 0.6¢/mile Oil ($25 per 5,000 miles) = 0.5¢/mile Misc maintenance = $200 per 20k miles = 1¢/mile ULTIMATE CHEAP DRIVING IN PAID-OFF ECONOMY CAR = 17¢/mile (plus insurance!) SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE? IF YOUR SALARY IS Assume a driving cost of $25/hr 34¢ Cc 52548658 B J10 THE UNITED SEATES PER MILE FJ21422550 A FIVE OLLAH S 1 MILE 6 MINS ADD THESE TWO NUMBERS TOGETHER AND YOU FIND THAT EACH MILE YOU LIVE FROM WORK COSTS 3 MINUTE DRIVE EACH WAY/DAILY = 25 HRS/YR (TIME COST) = COMMUTING DISTANCE (EACH WAY) : 500 MILES/YEAR = %3D $170 $625 $795 IN COMMUTING EXPENSES PER YEAR. 白 台 台 DD +$15,900 +477,000 $795 per year pays the interest on $15,900 of home borrowed at a 5% interest rate Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 1 mile closer to work Amount extra you can afford to spend on a home 30 miles closer to work FOR A DOUBLE-COMMUTING COUPLE, THESE NUMBERS ARE $31,800 AND $954,000! ADAPTING THE NUMBERS FOR MINIMUM WAGE: AND DRIVE Your effective hourly wage is emar en AMERICA Y ENITED STATES OEAMERICA FJ21422550 A J10 $5.32 10 THE UNITED STATES OF AMKRICA FJ21422550 A after subtracting car costs and adding drive time. DOLLARS $750/hr MILES IF YOU MAKE Then each mile of car commuting cuts $1.09 from your workday. to work a 5-hour shift INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY Sources: Streamline Refinance net http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3094535 http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/ CREATED BY OBIZMEDIA.COM

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