Baby's Dream Furniture encourages locally-based economies because it has made simple but effective illustration of how money flows if it’s spent at a locally owned business versus a non-local business. Buying close to home may be more than a feel-good, it's-worth-paying-more-for-local matter. A number of researchers and organizations are taking a closer look at how money flows, and what they're finding shows the profound economic impact of keeping money in town—and how the fate of many communities around the nation and the world increasingly depend on it. Buying local boots your local economy and keeps the integrity of our nation alive. Here ten more reasons why you should buy locally:
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