Find Out Just How much Americans Go Over Budget

By: Michael Hemsworth - Published: Dec 31, 2012 • References: thecreditexaminer &
Lots of people love to have new and fancy things, but these overspending statistics dive deep into just how far over budget Americans are going to indulge themselves. A surprising 52% of American residents are going over their monthly budget, of which 21% have expenses that far exceed how much they take home each month.

Only about half of the population is making a budget, while the problem is stemming from a large abundance of credit that is available to first-time card holders as well as a problem with trying to fix emotional problems by buying things. To stay on track, make a realistic budget and stick to it, compare prices to get the best deal and be more aware of the great things you already have in your life. Stats for Shocking Overspending Statistics Trending: Older & Chilly
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