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Set a Budget for Summer Activities - Canton-Sixes, GA Patch Editor Justin Ove firstname.lastname@example.org
School may be out, but the heat is on your wallet. Save money with these budgeting tips.
School is out, which for most families means more going out, financing summer camps and paying for vacation, all of which puts a strain on wallets. “Summer is a lot like the holidays when we see a jump in consumer spending,” says Mechel Glass, vice president of community outreach for CredAbility, a nonprofit credit counseling agency. “People naturally want to treat themselves and their families and have some fun, and they should as long as it doesn’t set them back financially,” he advises in a press release. CredAbility offers these tips for sticking to a financial plan while still having some fun in the sun: For credit counseling and more money-saving tips, visit www.CredAbility.org. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Canton-Sixes Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Would you like to receive email updates about this article?
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