Back-to-school budgeting is a good place to start the lessons. You're prepared to buy notebooks and your kid expects an e-reader.
Rising cost of education has students and parents rethinking how much it makes sense to borrow.
Textbook rentals have taken off. Here's how to decide when it's a good deal.
Some states will exempt school supplies, clothes and other items from tax. Make sure you're getting the best deal.
Bloggers detail the deals at national chains. One suggestion: Give your kids a budget and let them decide what to buy.
The textbook business, which ought to be an altruistic endeavor, has turned into industrial exploitation of a captive audience.
Here are some tactics for teaching deferred gratification -- and how a 4-year-old boy has responded to them.
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