You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

10 Really Dumb Ways Americans Waste Money

GOBankingRates Logo By Lia Sestric of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 11: Americans are good at a lot of things, and wasting money is one of them. In fact, Americans waste $165 billion annually on food just by tossing out what they don’t want to eat, according to the National Resources Defense Council. They also do a good job of purchasing items they don’t need. But you don't have to make the same mistakes. If you want to save more money and build wealth, avoid wasting your money on these expenses.

10 Really Dumb Ways Americans Waste Money

Americans are good at a lot of things, and wasting money is one of them. In fact, Americans waste $165 billion annually on food just by tossing out what they don’t want to eat, according to the National Resources Defense Council. They also do a good job of purchasing items they don’t need.

But you don't have to make the same mistakes. If you want to save more money and build wealth, avoid wasting your money on these expenses.

© Jacob Lund / Shutterstock.com

More from GOBankingRates

GOBankingRates
GOBankingRates
AdChoices
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon