(Not) Budgeting Cigarettes and Fitness

A pack-a-day smokers spend an estimated $196 per month (or ~$2300 per year) on cigarettes. Surely, no new smoker contemplates, “Can I afford this?” No, they just do it. In addition, I think we all can agree that smokers don’t intentionally increase their income to accommodate their new lifestyle habit, either. They just do it.