Losing weight? Your bank account may slim down, too.
Still, consumers probably spend more than they save. According to a recent IBISWorld report, companies that help people lose weight, like Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem, made $6.3 billion in 2015. And that doesn’t include the billions that Americans also spend on dietary supplements, gym memberships, diet books and weight-loss surgery.
So how much will you save or lose if you start dieting? There’s no way to say, since everyone eats, shops and lives their lives differently. But if you’re going to go on a diet, you might want to think about how the change in your eating habits will affect your finances… read more here