This calculator will show you how much you'll save over the course of your lifetime when permanently switching from any given high priced buying habit (name brand) to its functional, less expensive equivalent (generic). Plus, it will also show you how much interest you could earn if you were to invest all or part of those savings as you realized them. As you're about to see, "a penny saved" can REALLY ADD UP!
This is a hypothetical example used for illustrative purposes only and does not represent the return of any specific investment. Actual rates of return will vary over time; particularly for long-term investments.