Isn't it funny that some of our happiest, most exciting, and carefree years--our college years--are also some of our poorest? In honor of National Student Discount Day (it's a thing, and it's today!), we put together a list of 40-plus discounts for starving college students.
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.
Following the success of online retailers like Amazon and discount chains like T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, which sell designer duds for less, Macy's is having trouble keeping up with the crowd. After six consecutive quarters of declining sales, the department store has opted to close about 15 percent of its retail locations.
I have a confession to make: I, a decorated deal hunter and savings-savvy shopper, once paid full price for a pair of boots. It wasn't my fault, really! They only had one pair left and it was my size! When those boots sold out without ever going on sale, I knew I'd made the right decision.
We all agree that improving how we educate our next generation is the factor in continuing to effectively compete in a global economy. Teachers sacrifice a lot to help our children succeed in life, whether that means staying up all night grading papers, or spending their own money on school supplies. In fact, recent studies have shown that most teachers spend about $500 out of their own pockets every year on supplies for their students.
You might be an avid online shopper, but are you saving as much money as you could be?
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 29, and your favorite retailers are likely to be wooing you with some of the best back-to-school sales of the season.
Sure, it's only June, but we know it's never too early to start planning for how to save on holiday shopping. So we're going to let you in on a dirty little secret about Black Friday, five months in advance: Anyone can get almost anything at its Black Friday price well before Black Friday.
We're still skeptical about whether or not Amazon is going to deliver on this year's Prime Day promises, but even if that doesn't happen, one thing is for sure: today is beautiful day for finding online deals.