How We’re Saving Money During the Pandemic


When Lori Levy looks back at the past year, she’s painfully aware of what she’s missed out on because of the pandemic. Her son didn’t have an in-person high school graduation, and she’s gone nearly two years without seeing her daughter, who lives in California. 

But there have been small silver linings: she’s saved money on fuel, campus parking and fewer restaurant meals. With the savings, she helped buy her son a car for college and is planning a trip to California later this year.

“It’s just nice to know that you have that money when you need it,” said Levy, a nurse educator in the Clinical Education and Professional Development Department.

Throughout the pandemic, most Duke employees have seen their spending habits altered, resulting in opportunities to save money.

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