The Real Cost of a Good Night's Sleep

By Alex McIntyre - 2011-10-11T13:37:59Z

Photograph by Eric Weeks

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In Search of Slumber

Most of us spend about a third of our lives in bed. For many people, much of that time is spent tossing and turning. In some cases, just getting a really good mattress goes a long way toward getting your REM sleep. For others, black-out curtains and sound machines come into play. Bloomberg Rankings researched the cost of getting a good night's sleep. What they found may keep you up at night.

Note: Data providers and methodology are on the final slides. Brands mentioned are not endorsements. Prices are rounded to the nearest dollar and are manufacturer's suggested retail price.