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These Are the Dos and Don'ts of Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school season is an expensive time of year for parents. From detailed budgets to spending on quality, here are 14 dos and don'ts to help you make the most of your back-to-school budget this year.

Fantastic Freebies: Photoshop Class, Sam's Club 1-Day Pass

Celebrate the weekend early with the week's best freebie deals! Score outdoor classes, online Photoshop courses, BOGO dinner, and more.

The 10 Best Coupons of the Week: Save at Aéropostale, Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger

In this day and age, who's got the time to search for a coupon? We do! To help you stay on top of all things discount, we've rounded up the 10 best coupons of the week. Save 40% at Aéropostale, up to 60% at Nautica Factory, and 50% at Tommy Hilfiger.

When is the Kate Spade Surprise Sale?

This trendy designer is beloved by Pippa Middleton, but you don't need a royal-sized checking account to afford it — especially if you shop deals. Read on to find out when to get the biggest discounts on Kate Spade.

Amazon Prime Day Is Here! We're Rounding Up the Best Deals All Day

The store announced this year's Prime Day, as well as details on a week-long series of discounts. While information about what exactly will be on sale is still unknown, we're making predictions based on years past.

We Want to Know! What Do You Think About Prime Day 2016?

Prime Day is here again! Last year, Amazon promised the event would have more deals than Black Friday. There was a lot of disappointment surrounding Prime Day 2015, but this year it's supposed to be better. So we want to know: what do you think of this year's Prime Day deals?

6 Back-to-School Items You Should Wait to Buy

Last year, the average family with children in grades K-12 planned to spend about $630 on back-to-school shopping. If you're looking to save money on the annual ritual, wait to buy these six back-to-school items until after school starts.

Even if You're Skipping Prime Day, You Should Still Shop on July 12

Amazon's Prime Day is July 12, and while it's exclusive to Prime members, many other stores are hosting noteworthy sales that are open to everyone.

Prime Day Strategy Guide: How to Make the Most of Amazon Prime Day

Prime Day last year was crazy successful, to the point where it broke Amazon's Black Friday records. With even more deals set to make an appearance this year, we've got the best strategies to make sure you actually get your hands on the goods.

4 Things People Without Kids Should Buy During Back-to-School Sales

If you think back-to-school sales are only for parents, you might be missing out on some good deals. Here are four great back-to-school buys that people without kids should consider.

These 2 Stores Make Back-to-School Shopping a Breeze

Back-to-school season is nearly upon us. Whether you're looking for school supplies, new outfits, or both, we found the top stores to make your back-to-school shopping easier.

6 Hidden Costs of Being in a Wedding Party

Being a bridesmaid or groomsman is fun, but it sure can be expensive. So what exactly are you paying for? We outline the six biggest costs of being in a wedding and offer tips on how you can save on each.

When Is Your State's Tax Free Weekend in 2016?

There are 17 states with tax free weekends this year, mostly (but not entirely) for back-to-school shopping. We've made a list of when and where you can take advantage, and all the things that'll be eligible for savings.

7 Things to Buy in July (and 5 Things You Should Definitely Skip)

In the gulch between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you might think sales are hard to come by, but the opposite is true. Shopping heats up in July, with stores offering everything from rare discounts on in-season apparel to desperately needed air conditioners.

Your Small Amazon Orders Are About to Get Cheaper

Amazon really wants small merchants and overseas sellers to use their shipping services, so it's slashing rates. That's good news for shoppers, who will get more Amazon items, faster and cheaper.

20 Things NOT to Buy Your College-Bound Student

College is expensive, and not just because of tuition! Here's a list of items you should not buy your matriculating student as they head back to school. Your kid might not thank you when you say no, but your wallet will!

What to Expect From 4th of July Sales in 2016

The 4th of July is a great time to stock up on in-season summer staples. In previous years, we've seen summer clothing, swimsuits, and patio furniture receive deep holiday discounts. Read on to find out how much you'll save, and where you'll see the best deals.

10 Must-Have ThinkGeek Items for Any True Nerd

We rounded up ThinkGeek's 10 best-selling items for 2016, featuring weird watches, glowing hoodies, and a whole lotta Star Wars stuff. Trust us: These items will have you reaching for your credit card faster than you can say, "Han shot first."

The 10 Best Things to Buy With That Amazon Prime Now Coupon

Amazon is taking $10 off first-time Amazon Prime Now orders of $20 or more. Believe it or not, that's one of the best dollar-off coupons we've seen from the mega-retailer in years. This coupon yields some fantastic deals on household necessities.

15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free. Happily, with a little patience and creativity, you can almost always find things ranging from music to a month of Amazon Prime being given away for nothing.

8 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer

Summertime can be tough on parents' wallets. With a bit of creativity, you can keep your children happily occupied and your bank account intact. Here are eight budget-friendly ways to have fun with your kids this summer.

11 Tips for Buying at Yard Sales and Selling on eBay

If you're a yard sale newbie but want to become the next great American Picker, you're at a disadvantage. You don't know the intricacies, and a great many of them can only be learned through experience. Here are 11 things we wish we'd known when we first started hitting yard sales.

Here's Where to Look for Deals on Father's Day Gifts This Year

Everyone is looking for neckties and power tools for Father's Day, but do you know where to go and what discounts to expect? We do! We also look at less common gift ideas for dads.

2016 Memorial Day Sales Are Here, And the Clothing Deals Are HOT

Memorial Day sales are finally here! As we predicted, the discounts from clothing stores are very appealing. But there's still more to come from big box stores too.

What You Should Know About Student Loans (and 8 Ways to Pay Them Off)

The class of 2016 is graduating with tens of thousands of dollars in debt, even more than last year's grads. We'll clue you in to how student loans are impacting recent graduates, and offer eight helpful tips for paying off your own college debt.

Retailers Giving Back: Shop These Memorial Day Deals for Veterans!

In an effort to show their appreciation this Memorial Day, some retailers are teaming up with SheerID to offer exclusive discounts to military members and their families. We've rounded up the best Memorial Day deals for veterans, those on active duty, reservists, National Guardsmen and women, retirees, and their families.

The Top 10 Most Future-Proof College Degrees

Which degrees are the most future-proof? That is, what majors are the least in danger of being made irrelevant by technology? Take a look at our list of the top 10 college degrees that stand up to the job market.

Everything You Need to Know About Online Coupon Codes

Online coupon codes can score you percentages off your purchase, free shipping, or flat discounts. But finding them and using them successfully can be hard. Here's the ultimate guide to finding and using coupons.

Fund At Your Own Risk! PayPal No Longer Protecting From Crowdfunding Fails

Starting June 25, PayPal isn't going to protect you from questionable crowdfunding decisions anymore. Purchase Protection will no longer be available for projects of this nature, meaning if you invest in a campaign that fails, you're out of luck.

Yes, You Can Still Be Sued for Negative Yelp Reviews

A couple in Dallas is being sued for the second time by a pet-sitting business because they left a 1-star review on Yelp. Now, this lawsuit has many speculating on whether controlling reviews means controlling free speech.

4 Great Deals for Brave Shoppers on Friday the 13th

Many people see Friday the 13th as a day to avoid doing anything, including shop. However, their caution can be your gain! Thanks to the tentative nature of those customers, some businesses offer discounts to bring in shoppers brave enough to try their luck.

5 Money Talks You Need to Have Before Marriage (and 4 Ways to Start)

Talking about money long before you say "I do" will put your relationship on the path to a solid financial foundation. Here are four steps to get the pre-marriage money conversation going, and five financial topics to discuss once you want delve deeper.