Spending your money locally helps economy, preserves jobs

Kelley, Kara
December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/8/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 49, pP29
The author stresses the importance of supporting the Southern Nevada community by buying from local businesses. According to the author, the economy is experiencing one of the most significant economic downturns in U.S. history. She says that the state's economic well-being depends upon the money spent at home and reinvested in the local community. She adds that when buying from local companies, one can help local businesses survive, preserve and create jobs and support the community.


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