Summer Prep: Keeping the Family Entertained During the Summer

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Summer is just a few weeks away! Are you struggling to find affordable ideas to help keep the family entertained? Don’t miss this chat!

Topic: Summer Prep: Keeping the Family Entertained During the Summer

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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  1. As we begin to emerge from the pandemic, what family activities do you have planned this summer? 
  2. How can you prepare financially for the rising costs of summer camps and other activities due to inflation? 
  3. What are some free or low-cost ways to keep kids entertained during the summer? 
  4. What should you think about as you plan financially for summer vacations? 
  5. Are you planning to travel this summer or are you planning staycations?  
  6. If you are planning to travel, how are you finding ways to save? 
  7. How can you share costs with friends or family members for summer entertainment? 
  8. How can summer expenses impact your credit? 
  9. Where can you find cost-effective activities for your family during the summer?  
  10. What final tips do you have for parents who are wanting to keep their families entertained during the summer? 

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