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Keeping your name off the credit “naughty list”

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During hard economic times, holiday shoppers see gift-giving as a source of stress rather than cheer. President and CEO of Campbridge Credit Counseling Christopher Viale says creating a budget is the key to staying debt free after the holidays.

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And creating that budget can be easy.

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Viale adds debt is the number one cause for anxiety and calling a non-profit credit counselor for financial advice could help relieve some stress.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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