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The size of your household is significant to calculating your Food Number.
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The size of your household is significant to calculating your Food Number.
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(Be sure to include both the grocery store and eating out.)
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Based on your current llifestyle and habits, you spend \${averageGrocery} on groceries and \${averageDining} on eating out monthly. That's a total of \${totalFood}, which is {percentOf}% of your take-home pay.

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It's not enough

You're not alone. Unfortunately, food is often the first expense people cut back on when money's tight. The average household in America spends 11% of their take-home pay on food. (About 6% on groceries and 5% on eating out.) Let's calculate your "food number" and stop feeling guilty about meeting your basic needs.

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The average household in America spends 11% of their take-home pay on food. (About 6% on groceries and 5% on eating out.) You mentioned you're {howStressed28} stressed about how much you spend on food. Calculating your "food number" could help you reduce your stress about your food budget.

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It's a little too much

You're not alone. Many people feel guilty meeting this basic need. And you mentioned you're {howStressed28} stressed about how much you spend on food. The average household in America spends 11% of their take-home pay on food. (About 6% on groceries and 5% on eating out.) Calculating your "food number" could help you reduce your stress and guilt about your food budget.

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It's out of control

You feel like your spending is out of control, and you mentioned you're {howStressed28} stressed about how much you spend on food. The average household in America spends 11% of their take-home pay on food. (About 6% on groceries and 5% on eating out.) Calculating your "food number" and learning some new money habits could help you reduce your stress and stop feeling guilty about meeting your basic needs.

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Let's calculate your FOOD NUMBER using a fixed amount per person per month.

Most American households spend between \$200 and \$300 per month per person. Your number depends on your lifestyle and habits. Give yourself some grace when budgeting for food, it's a basic need, and you should not feel guilty for meeting your basic needs.

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Okay, based on the size of your household and the amount you'd like to budget for each person each month, your Food Number is \${totalPeople}. For reference, that's {Of}% of your take-home pay.

Now go ahead and use that number in next month's budget guilt-free.

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