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Franchot Launches Annual Holiday Saving Campaign

October 4th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

By launching his annual Shop Maryland and Save for the Holidays campaign early, Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to help Marylanders get into the holiday spirit and encourages Maryland credit union members to save even more with incentives from participating partners. Once again, the Comptroller has partnered with the MD|DC Credit Union Association to provide savings to members who shop locally. Participating credit unions are offering rewards points, low interest rates and other incentives to members who make purchases at local businesses from now until the end of the year. Each credit union has established its own rewards and ability to track local purchases. Franchot, who routinely visits numerous shops on the Downtown Mall in Cumberland when in the area, said that small businesses have begun to recover from the pandemic but now are facing inflationary costs and an array of other challenges that makes it especially important to support local retailers…