Paying $3 for a cup of coffee several times a day can blow a college student’s budget pretty quickly. Over two semesters your java habit will run you about $1,260. That’s without any espresso drinks, which cost even more.
You don’t need to be an economy major to see that it’s smarter to invest in a coffee maker. 7 On Your Side’s Michael Finney has partnered with Consumer Reports to give you a look at coffee maker and coffee bean ratings.