I’m always tempted to spend a little more money in the summer when I’m out and about with the family, particularly when it comes to eating out.
When we’ve been out at the park or the playground, and the kids have been playing and working up an appetite it’s easy to just buy a little something to eat on the way home or at least grab a popsicle from the ice cream truck.
I try to combat this by carrying a purse-full of snacks from home, or packing a little cooler if we’re going to be out all day.
It’s good to know that I’m not alone in my temptation to spend.
About two-thirds, or 67 per cent, of Ontarians say they tend to spend more in the summer, according to a recent survey by TD Canada Trust. Read More…