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Too Soon? Walmart Announces Holiday Plans Including Layaway and Toys -- in August.

In perhaps the most egregious case of Christmas Creep ever recorded, Walmart is launching layaway - and the holiday shopping season - more than a week before Labor Day sales even begin.

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24 Back-to-School Style Steals for Kindergarten through College

Fashion-conscious kids and budget-conscious parents often find themselves at odds when it comes to shopping for a back-to-school wardrobe, and parents know all too well that finding neutral territory on the topic is an eye-roll contest waiting to happen when what you wear on your first day back is so incredibly, crucially important!

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Only 100 Days Until Black Friday! 6 Reasons Why You Should Start Getting Ready Now.

Black Friday season will be heating up roughly a month from now, so it is our solemn duty as deal experts to impart some Black Friday wisdom upon our faithful fans on this, the day the countdown begins.

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11 Proven Ways to Save on Textbooks

Is there anything more frustratingly overpriced than college textbooks? On average, textbooks cost $563 annually, which, to someone who graduated within the last five years, actually seems like a low figure.

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Don't Get Duped: 4 Ways to Spot a Fake Department Store Sale.

It's hard not to get taken in by a good department store sale. When the tag shows a 50 percent drop in price, it's only natural to feel like you need to snatch it up, but what if the tag is lying to you?

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Heads Up: You May Be Paying Sales Tax on Shipping Fees!

Can a retailer charge sales tax on shipping fees? We've rounded up the answer to that question for all 50 states.

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Prime vs. Jet.com vs. Walmart: Who Will Win the Battle for Your Business?

For years now, Walmart and Amazon have been going head-to-head, chopping their prices and stealing customers back and forth with wild abandon. But now there's a new kid in town, one who just might give these two mega-retailers a run for their money. 

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The Brad's Deals Guide to Back to School Savings

Fall is fast approaching, and soon students of all ages--from kindergarten to college--will have to say goodbye to the carefree days of summer, and hello to a new semester.

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18 States Where You Can Shop Tax-Free for Back-To-School in 2015

If you're lucky enough to live in a state that offers tax holidays for back-to-school shopping, this is your heads up - the first of those wonderful tax-free weekends begins this Friday July 31, and your favorite retailers are likely to be wooing you with some of the best back-to-school sales of the season.

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We tested Prime Now and all we got was this delicious peanut butter.

Last week, I learned that Amazon Prime Now, Amazon's same-day delivery service, had finally, and without much fanfare, set up shop in my home city of Chicago.

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