In just a few short weeks schools will be out, and the kick-off to summer vacation will begin. While kids around the country are looking forward to the end of the school year, some parents and guardians may be feeling the pressure to plan the perfect summer getaway. Yet, before you buy those theme park tickets, do you know whether you have room in your budget for the summer splurge? Rod Lipka is a Financial Counselor & Educator with Lutheran Social Services. He stopped by today to help us build a budget for the ultimate summer getaway without draining the family bank account.

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