Access to broadband Internet saves all of us money, according to the Internet Innovation Alliance, which recently released an infographic called Access to Broadband Internet: Top Ten Areas of Saving 2012.

Each year, according to the alliance, consumers with broadband Internet save more than $8,500 (before factoring in the cost of connection). The area where the most money is saved? Entertainment. And we save about $45 per year thanks to billpay.

In what other areas does having broadband save us money? See below.