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Lincoln Elementary School students wave U.S. flags during a Memorial Day parade along Lake Boulevard in St. Joseph, Michigan on May 22, 2015.
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The MONEY Guide to Memorial Day

Today we remember the sacrifice of the 1.3 million members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have lost their lives in combat. But the holiday also marks the unofficial beginning of the summer, a long weekend filled with big sales, heavy traffic, and lots and lots hot dogs. Here are some tips on making the most of the day.

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