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Buying Local First. It Really Matters.

By Phillip AndersonLife off the Highway and What’s Up 24/7When you buy local more money stays in the community…it’s as simple as that.The choices you make — where you shop, where you eat and where you play; all of it affects your community and your quality of life.

There are so many vital reasons to keep your money in your hometown:Make your Community Distinct: One-of-a-kind businesses are integral to the character of your place.

Create More Local Ownership and Good Jobs: Small local businesses are the largest employer nationally, and in your community, provide the most jobs to residents. Encourage start-ups!

Encourage Local Prosperity: Entrepreneurs and skilled workers are more likely to invest and settle in communities that promote and support local businesses.

Invest in Community: Local businesses are owned by your friends and neighbors who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community’s future - just like you.

Support Community Groups: Loc…