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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8 College Money Saving Tips To Avoid (or, Ramen Noodles are a bad, bad idea)

In my post-college years, I've reflected on my four years at school as my formative years because it forced me to learn how to live on a tight budget.

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Credit 101: The Best Credit Cards for College Students

I was once an undergrad without any credit. I thought living credit-free was a good thing: I had no debt, I was living within my means, and I was saving money. However, when I tried to rent an apartment my first semester off-campus, I found myself asking my parents to co-sign, because my lack of credit made it impossible for me to rent my own place.

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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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8 Career-Building Alternatives to a College Education

College isn't for everyone, and as U.S. student loan debt continues to rise unchecked, many would-be undergraduates are looking for alternatives to the traditional four-year college experience.

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Top 5 Credit Card Signup Bonuses (Updated Regularly)

Here is a current list of our top five favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be “highly recommended.” If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, much less many at the same time. Dip your toe in the water. It is worth it. 

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How Much Do Pets Really Cost? The Answer May Surprise You.

Having a pet can be an amazing experience. Nothing beats snuggling up for a nap with a fuzzy cat, or coming home to an excitable puppy who has been WAITING FOR YOU ALL DAY!!!

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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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