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As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check. Overspending can be a problem if shoppers don't have a plan. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Scrimp or splurge: Financial counselors advise a consumer reality check

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WILLMAR -- Scrimp or splurge?

As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check.

Consumers who fail to set spending limits or who don't have a plan are among the most likely to wind up overspending during the Christmas season, said Cherrish Holland, a consumer credit counselor with Lutheran Social Service in Willmar.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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