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How much money have you saved during the COVID-19 pandemic? This calculator gives you an estimate

For more financial advice and ways to save money, go to http://finance.yahoo.com/.
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HOUSTON – While the stay at home orders across the nation have been less than ideal, every cloud has a silver lining.

We’re all saving money by being stuck at home, but how much? HomeSnacks has built a calculator that helps estimate how much we’re saving by being quarantined. Many of us would be surprised to know we’re all saving quite a bit.

HomeSnacks estimated the average person is saving about $1,700 each month while in quarantine. When you factor in child care, the cost of going out, and the cost of transportation, the saving could be even higher than that.

Find out how much you’ve saved during the pandemic so far.

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