Saving for summer - MoneySense

Saving for summer

Get your bank account ready before your bags and beach towels.

  • With summer around the corner, your mind is probably set for a vacation, but is your wallet? A TD Canada Trust poll released Monday found 90% of Canadian families plan to travel in 2013, while only half were saving enough to pay for travel costs. However, there is still time. With 16 weeks until August, TD suggests setting up automatic transfers to a high-interest savings account and using your credit card rewards towards travel costs.