How to detox from summer spending


ST. LOUIS, MO —  Lazy days on the beach, summer concerts, fun getaways and backyard barbecues.  They're all summer staples.
Unfortunately for many Americans all of this fun in the sun can burn holes in our pocketbooks.

Local financial professional Ken Heise from Heise Advisory Group has four quick ways to detox your spending and reboot your budget.  He says 1 in 5 families say they will go into debt to pay for a summer vacation.

How to detox from summer spending:

1. Take a fiscal fast
2. Note every nickel
3. Go all cash
4. Purge your place