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The real math of coffee and your retirement

Alessandra Malito
The real math of coffee and your retirement

You can have your latte and a prosperous retirement, too. Many mainstream financial experts have used coffee as a prime example of wasting money, saying your morning coffee ritual from Starbucks (SBUX) or a local cafe are killing your chances of properly retiring. “I wouldn’t buy a cup of coffee anywhere, ever — and I can afford it — because I would not insult myself by wasting money that way,” she told CNBC.