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CareOne On Track Newsletter - Vacationing on a Shoestring
In this issue: Vacationing on a Shoestring; The Debt Diva's Plans for Her Tax Rebate; and more...
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Vacationing on a Shoestring

With summer approaching, many people are making vacation plans. The rest of us are reviewing our budgets and having trouble justifying taking a vacation. Being on a strict budget doesn't mean you can't have fun. With a little bit of creativity and planning, even the most budget-conscious can find a way to blow off some steam this summer!
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Quiz: Diagnose Your Debt IQ
True or False: As long as you plan on working for the next twenty or more years, you don't need to contribute to a retirement plan yet.
Quick Tip - Save on Late Summer Vacations
If you are flexible on when you can take a summer vacation, opt for later in the summer.  Since July is one of the busiest travel months, bargains are usually scarce. Don't forget that summer includes 21 days in September and with kids back in school there are plenty of deals to be found. The point of this Pointer: Search for bargains at the end of summer to stretch your vacation budget.
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Blog - Straight Talk On Debt
Debt Diva This month, the Debt Diva ponders the best way to utilize her tax rebate check!
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Share the Wealth Share the Wealth
In addition to the standard tax refund, most Americans can expect to receive a tax rebate check as part of the government's economic stimulus package. What do you plan to do with your tax rebate check?

Answer this question and you will have a shot at a $250 gift card.

See how last Month's winner, Dorothy C., from Buffalo, NY used the Internet to improve her financial situation!
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Financial Literacy Month Member Benefits Services
The Savers Club Book, available through Member Benefits Services, offers discounts on everything from rental cars and entertainment, to up to 50% off lodging.

If you haven't received your Saver's Club Book, visit www.fsabenefits.com and follow the link, or call 800-437-3336.  Enjoy savings this summer and all year round!
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