A family can expect to pay more than $600 buying supplies and clothes to get ready for the new school year. Here's how to get what you need without paying more than you have to.
Earn extra cash? Of course there's an app for that, though in most cases you must be willing to sacrifice a little privacy. Here are 5 apps we particularly like.
If you tend to buy on impulse, look out. The tactics to separate you from your money are aimed at you, especially. But forewarned is forearmed, right?
A little research can go a long way toward stretching dollars during the college years. Here's where you can score some bargains.
Most people don't try to negotiate discounts, but those who do save hundreds of dollars with very simple techniques.
Thanks to the results of a lawsuit, consumers who use cash will be reaping better discounts at more retailers.
Sure you'll spend some time on hold. But you'll be glad you took the time once you see your immediate savings.
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