Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Hot weather hits pocketbooks

The hot weather is straining already strapped wallets. The cost of keeping cool is cutting down on what people are able to spend on other expenses, including food.

Ron McNeil is the dean of UIS’ College of Business and Management. He says a sluggish economy is already forcing people to eat at restaurants less, buy fewer clothes, and cut back on travel.

McNeil was featured in an July 25, 2011, report by WICS-TV 20.

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