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Dylan Grocer, CFP®
Dylan Grocer, CFP®
The Bulfinch Group Financial Planner | Managing Associate
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dylangrocer/

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ | Empowering Professionals for Financial Success 

I am a Financial Advisor and Managing Associate, I head up our Pre-Career Training Program (internship) while contributing to business development and marketing initiatives with our new advisors. 

With a wealth of experience, I am committed to assisting seasoned sales professionals, CPAs, attorneys, engineers, and small business owners in achieving financial success and flexibility.

For sales professionals, let's elevate earnings, manage investment risk, and strategically minimize taxes, crafting a tailored financial roadmap aligned with your ambitions. For professionals such as CPAs, attorneys, and engineers, together, we navigate complex financial landscapes, optimize tax strategies, and build a secure financial future.

Beyond finance, my interests include travel, skiing, golfing, fishing, and sailing. I'm eager to connect with individuals who share these passions, are navigating pivotal life events, and are committed to achieving financial freedom.

Offering comprehensive financial planning services, including investments, retirement, estate transfer, education planning, cash flow optimization, insurance, and risk management. 

The Average American Budget

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The Average American Budget

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American household earns an average of $82,852 a year before taxes and spends almost 80% of their available income on basic necessities such as housing, food, and clothing. So, how does your household compare?

BLS.gov, 2023

Housing

The average American spends roughly 33% of their income on shelter. This can include property rent, mortgage interest, property taxes, maintenance, repairs, and home insurance.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
33%

of the average American budget

$20,091

Transportation

Americans spend an average of 17% of their total income on transportation, including the purchase and upkeep of their vehicle.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
17%

of the average American budget

$9,761

Food

Whether cooking at home or eating out, Americans spend an average of 13% of their income on food.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
13%

of the average American budget

$7,203

Insurance

After the “basic needs” are covered, Americans spend an average of 11.4% of their income on personal insurance and pensions.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
11.4%

of the average American budget

$6,831

Healthcare and Health Insurance

The average American household spends an average of 8.2% of their total income on health care and health insurance.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
8.2%

of the average American budget

$4,968

Entertainment

At the end of the day, Americans still manage to spend an average of 5% of their income on entertainment.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
5%

of the average American budget

$3,226

Cash Contributions

Americans value charitable giving by spending an average of 3% of their income on cash contributions.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
3%

of the average American budget

$1,888

Apparel

Finally, Americans spend 3% of their total income on apparel.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023
3%

of the average American budget

$1,866

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