How Much Does Your Commute Really Cost

When we look at traveling for our jobs, many of us drive long distances and think it’s “no big deal”. You might be a business owner who requires your employees to come from into the job from a neighboring city or town. Some people choose new jobs for the money but if you have to commute a long distance to that job, it might not really be saving you money after all. There are more expenses than just gas to take into the account, such as vehicle wear and tear and maintenance and the lost time spent driving when you could be doing other things.

Could your commute actually be costing you money? Mr. Money Mustache gives us a good explanation of this:

But this misconception about what is a reasonable commute is probably the biggest thing that is keeping most people in the US and Canada poor.

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