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Gimme a Sprink Break


Gettin' wild with MVTV!

For college students across the country, spring break is more than a week in the sun-it's a rite of passage. Except this year, with the weakened economy and credit crunch, the obligatory vacation is finally being seen for what it really is: a luxury. In fact, 47% of Americans reported plans to cut back their spring vacation, according to Ipsos. This could spell real financial trouble for communities like Miami and Cancun who benefit most from the Spring Break vacationers.

Naturally, a surge in college student frugality could also mean real trouble for a number of companies. What's going to happen to Budweiser (BUD) if college students start trading down to Pabst? What's going to happen to Marriott (MAR) if students start staying at the Super 8? What's going to happen to EZ Wider if students chose sobriety?

More importantly, how can thrifty college students get the most out of this year's Spring Break without breaking their bank accounts? Fortunately, Hoofy and Boo can provide the answer to this, and much more.

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