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.
Doling out a monthly clothing stipend will help your teen develop concrete skills with money. Plus you can avoid having to go to the mall with them.
Oregon recently approved a plan to waive tuition in favor of future payback. That doesn't mean a 'free' education, though -- and is it the right way to pay?
One blogger says the way to spend less money is to pretend you don't have much of it. It's a good chance to decide what's most important to you.
Concerts, bowling, filmmaking camp, small-plane rides -- these and other activities will get your kids out of the house without breaking the bank.
With the dizzying array of camps and costs, you need some help making the right decision. Here are some questions to ask that will help you uncover an experience your child will remember.
The average cost of the 2013 prom is $1,139, according to a new survey. But you don't have to spend anywhere near that.
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