It’s a common scene after work – a few coworkers leaving the office ask you to join them for a few drinks at a nearby bar or nightclub. You might have a favorite place to go, or there might be a pub that’s just conveniently down the street. However, these regular trips down to your local watering hole might be costing you more than you realize.
It’s common knowledge that drinks cost more at bars than they do at grocery and liquor stores. The alcohol markup can be as high as 400% for draft beers and a whopping 1,206% for liquor. That’s right. Do you hear the sound of your money burning inside of your pocket? Take a look at these four ways to reduce the amount you spend on drinks each week. [Read more...]