‘Dry January’ is money-saver for millennial bank accounts

The generation spends an average of $300 a month on booze

‘Dry January’ is money-saver for millennial bank accounts
Millennials spend about $300 a month on booze, according to a Harris Poll. (Source: CNN)

(CNN/Gray News) – For some folks, this is “Dry January” and it seems millennials have the most to gain.

According to a Harris Poll in USA Today, just over half of millennials say they intend to take part. For Generation X, the number is 35% and 23% for baby boomers.

For the uninitiated, Dry January is a public health campaign urging people to abstain from alcohol for the month of January, basically giving the body a break after the excesses of the holidays.

According to the survey, 81% of millennials say taking a break made them realize how much money they spend on booze – on average, about $300 a month.

Gen Xers spend half as much.

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