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Ask the Readers: Have You Finished Your Back-to-School Shopping?

Tell us if you've finished your back to school shopping and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Take Advantage of Back to School Sales

Today we found some great articles on ways to take advantage of back to school sales, automating your budget, and habits of the wealthy.

Best Money Tips: Get Your Kids to Love School

Today we found some great articles on getting your kids to love school, saving money on gas, and things you can do to avoid regret.

Stay in School until the Job Market Improves?

For decades it's been a common strategy that's worked out pretty well. This time, it's not looking like such a good idea.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Back-to-School Shopping

Today we found some great articles on frugal back-to-school shopping, how to complain about your credit card, and frugal living tips for college students.

How to Get Into a Good School District for Less

You don't have to buy an extremely expensive house to get your child into a good school. Here are some other approaches to consider.

4 Healthy PTO Fundraising Ideas for the New School Year

Most schools participate in some form of fundraising, but many of these catalog sales and events tend to focus on unhealthy foods. Here are 4 healthful alternatives.

How to find the cheapest college textbooks

I’m not in college any more, thank goodness, but I remember every penny-pinching moment. Some days I hardly had enough money for food, mainly because the materials and textbooks I

Start The School Year Off Right: A Few Frugal Tips for Getting Through the Fall

School clothes, school supplies, sign-up fees and more: the cost of education, whether public or private, seems to go up every year. As long as it's for your son or daughter's educ

Not Rich Enough and Not Poor Enough

Most of my highschool classmates came from middle class families that were not extremely rich. During senior year, I noticed a situation where families were not wealthy enough to

13 alternatives to paying for homework help

Being overwhelmed with homework seems to be a badge of parental honor. If homework is heaping, you may look to costly resources for help. In "How Homework Is Hurting Our Fa

Fine Dining on a Take-Out Budget

Looking for a first-rate meal on a take-out budget? Head over to your local culinary school for a great meal at a low price. Nearly all culinary schools have student-run restaurant

Mind Over Math - Believing It Makes It So

There are many, many web sites that are devoted to helping you find actvities for your kids that boost their brain power. [more]