The Average American Wastes 70k On This!

How much money do you think you spend when it comes to online shopping? How much of that do you think is actually worth the investment? With the world becoming more digital and online shopping becoming more prevalent every day, its not hard to believe that a lot of that money being spent for online shopping is actually going to waste.

 

According to swnsdigital.com the average American wastes about $70,000 in online shopping. Recent survey of 2,000 participants said they spent an average of about $900 on disappointing online purchases per year, being on clothes, electronics, and kids toys and products being at the top of that list. When it comes to online shopping you can’t be %100 sure about the quality of what you are ordering until it physically arrives. One participant said the leather jacket purchased online turned out to be plastic. That is definitely a disappointment!

 

All this information being considered, the average lifespan is about 79 years. 900 x 79 = 71,100.  Roughly $71,100 is what people are wasting on online shopping. Maybe it was that expensive cat tree that had really great reviews, or maybe a recliner chair that turned out to be super uncomfortable, or even those shoes you have been trying to get for the longest time turning out to be fake! All of these factors contributing to wasting more and more money. 

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