So now that we're back from our long Memorial Day weekend, does your wallet feel a little lighter than it did on Friday? According to this article from The Motley Fool, Americans spot a BUNCH more money over the course of this weekend pretty much across the board.
According to the article:
- Spending on gas was 35% higher on the holiday last year than on an average day, according to aggregated data from over 50 million Bank of America credit and debit cards that bank the shared with The Motley Fool.
- On Saturday, May 26, total transactions at amusement parks/carnivals/circuses came in at more than double (101%) the average day in 2018, with customers spending an average of $89.
- Shoppers spent an average of $87 at grocery stores last Memorial Day.
So, how much did you spend??