This Is What Your Addiction Could Really Be Costing You

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By Lorie Konish

Original Source: cnbc.com

  • A new study from the American Addiction centers puts an estimate on how much your smoking, drinking or drug habits can cost over the years.
  • The most expensive habits are heroin, oxycodone and cocaine abuse. But all substance use can take significant money away from big life goals, such as buying a house or pursuing a college education.

If you have an addiction, new research might give you the incentive you need to kick the habit.

The American Addiction Centers has released a study of what it costs over five years to a lifetime if you habitually abuse substances from nicotine and alcohol to cocaine, opioids and methamphetamines.

And the numbers are sobering…click here to continue reading

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