Lunch with colleagues got nothing at second breakfast, fourth morning snack and sandwich 2.0.
Employees who work from home in the midst of the pandemic COVID-19 reported that they spend an average of $ 182 more on groceries per month, according to survey results released by CreditCards.com this month.
While telecommunications have been helpful in limiting the risk of spreading the virus from cabinet to cabinet, the move to work from home has deferred the average worker budget according to the survey.
In addition to food costs, workers see an average of $ 121 more in tool bills per month. While workers save on costs such as childcare, gasoline and public transportation, restaurants and pick-up, and clothing and dry cleaning, workers spend an average of $ 1
"Surprisingly, average spending has gone up for people working from home, but that's a trade-off most people are very happy with," said an industry analyst at CreditCards.com in a news release. "Most workers seem happy to skip commuting and potentially work in pajamas, even if it means spending more on food and tools," he added.
Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that COVID-19 has caused homebodies to buy bigger clothes.
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