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Painless ways to save on your daily coffee habit

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Kelsey Hubbard is a freelance broadcast journalist based in Connecticut. She is a former host of ABC News’ Money Matters and was a longtime host and reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s daily video business news shows.

Is the cost of your daily caffeine jolt giving your budget the jitters?

Going to your favourite coffee shop four times per week for a simple brewed coffee will set you back 312 euro ($426) over the course of a year.

If you live in the US and prefer your espresso loaded with extras, buying a specialty coffee drink daily can cost close to $1,300 a year.

But reporter (and coffee fan) Kelsey Hubbard has uncovered the best ways to enjoy a caffeine rush, for less. Click on the arrow above to learn how — in 90 seconds.

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