In 2016, more than half of all Americans forfeited vacation days, amounting to 206 million unused vacation days worth some $66.4 billion, and those employees who forfeit their vacation days do not perform as well as the ones who use all their time

Here’s how much money you forfeit when you don’t take your vacation days

When you don’t use your paid time off, it ends up costing you.

Not only are you more likely to be stressed and feel overworked, you lose out on the monetary value of those forfeited days — the ones that can’t be rolled over or paid out.

In 2016, more than half of all Americans forfeited vacation days, amounting to 206 million unused vacation days worth some $66.4 billion, according to a survey of 7,331 full-time employees.

For the average worker, the lost value of that untaken paid time off comes out to $604, according to a report by Project: Time Off, which is sponsored by the U.S. Travel Association.

The good news is American workers are beginning to take at least a little more time off. After the 2008 financial crisis, th… Continue Reading
Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/24/heres-how-much-money-you-forfeit-when-you-dont-take-your-vacation-days.html