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Why aren’t you taking your vacation time?

To be gone, or not to be. That is the question.

With peak vacation season looming, it’s certainly a question Meagan O’Hara and millions more like her have been asking themselves. Do I take all the time off coming to me? Can I really afford to, financially or otherwise? Or will I be returning to so much backlogged work that it’s actually less stressful to stay in the office rather than head for the beach?

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