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The Cost of Being A Ghostbuster

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Ghostbusting: How much would it cost

According to a recent survey of Swagbucks members, over 30% weren't afraid of no ghosts and would be willing to pursue a career as a Ghostbuster!

Pretty surprising though, considering all the positive press Ghostbusting has been getting in preparation for Ghostbusters debut in theaters July 15th.

However, the real costs of bustin' may put it outside of their price range even if you save on movie tickets with a Cineplex Gift Card...

Image: Jumpsuit – $29.99

Jumpsuit – $29.99
– The most affordable part of Ghostbusting, even if you shelled out a little extra for patches and name tags. [ Ghostbuster Jumpsuit ]

Image: Business Startup Fees – Approx. $2,000

Startup Fees – Approx. $2,000
– Starting a new business is never cheap. The Ghostbusters operate out of The Big Apple, one of America's most expensive cities. [ Business Start-ups Books ]

Image: Custom Hearse – $7,000

Custom Hearse – $7,000
– The new Ghostbusters are rolling in style with a custom 1980s Cadillac Hearse. You'll have to spend extra for all the bells and whistles. [ Ghostbuster Hearse ]

Image: Firehouse Rental – $910,600Firehouse Rental – $910,600

– You can't be a true Ghostbuster with no Head Quarters! Unfortunately, leasing costs are pretty high in Tribeca, where the building from the 1984 film still stands. [ Ghostbuster Firehouse ]

Image: Proton Pack $20,000,000

Proton Pack $20,000,000
– Those hefty backpacks worn by the Ghostbusters are basically unlicensed nuclear accelerators, and those do not come cheap. Might be time to take out a small business loan. [ Ghostbuster Proton Pack ]

Image: Master Containment Unit – $14,000,000,000

Master Containment Unit – $14,000,000,000
– The closest you'll get to a working model is ITER, an international large-scale science experiment to build a fusion generator. While it'd be strong enough to hold a ghost, it'll also do quite a number on your bank account. [ Ghostbuster Master Containment Unit ]

Image: Proton Wand and Muon Trap – $125,000,000,000,000

Proton Wand and Muon Trap – $125,000,000,000,000
– Ignoring the fact stable antimatter doesn't exist in our universe, the price of antimatter is $62,500,000,000,000 per gram, and we're guessing it'd take more than 2 grams of antimatter to catch and hold a ghost indefinitely. [ Ghostbuster Proton Wand and Muon Trap ]

Total Cost = $125,014,020,919,629.99
Now that's expensive! I don't want to slime all of your hopes and dreams, but I think it's safe to say you would be better off sticking with your day job.

That doesn't mean you shouldn't stop dreaming, and what better way to dream of Ghostbusting then enjoying a night at the movies with a Cineplex Gift Card.

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up - and re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and Bella, the cat.

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