Part-time commuters pay full freight; see no savings for days worked at home
Charlie Berfield’s wallet slowly bleeds from an expensive dilemma.
The 39-year-old rides a bus Monday through Thursday from Hazlet to Manhattan, where he works as an executive assistant at Citigroup Inc.
He works on Fridays from his home in Keyport, which makes him one of a surging number of Americans who telecommute at least one day a week. Mar. 1, 2014