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Best Back to School Deals: BOGO for $1 Shoes at Kmart

Whether school has been in session for a couple of weeks, or you're just gearing up for the new year to begin, stock up on last-minute essentials with the week's best school supply deals. Score affordable notebooks, BOGO $1 shoes, and more.

You Don't Even Need a Membership to Save Money at Costco

Warehouse clubs let customers buy in bulk for a lower cost, but those savings are generally only available to members. While Costco, Sam's Club, and BJ's pride themselves on offering many great deals, we're here to help you save on the membership itself.

Don't Have a 401K? Check Out These 3 IRAs Right Now

You should be investing in your future right now, whether your company offers a 401(k) or not. Read up on the huge benefits of saving early, and the pros and cons of the three main types of IRAs.

3 Steps to Save on School (and Work) Lunches

With school lunches typically only costing $2 to $3, is there really a way to save? You bet! We'll show you how to make your kid's school lunches without spending too much time or money — and maybe you'll save on your own lunch as well.

When to Save the Most Money at Kiehl's

Many people swear by the skin care brand Kiehl's, but sales are rare. Read on to find out when to save the most on Kiehl's high-end personal care products, and how to get the most value even if they're not running a sale.

9 Essential Tips to Save on Higher Education

College and grad school are unavoidably expensive, but there are ways to lessen the burden. From maximizing your financial aid to seeking out underutilized scholarships, these are the best ways to save on an education.

6 Ways to Get the Most From End of Season Clearance Sales

Sort the trinkets from the trash when shopping end of season clearance sales by playing the discerning consumer, hitting the fitting rooms, and nerding up on product reviews.

The Best Places to Score an Awesome Student Discount

College is expensive, but at least your student status can net you some notable savings. More retailers are appealing to students with exclusive discounts that can seriously stack up. Here, we've gathered up the best ones.

Can Anyone Compete With Amazon Prime?

Walmart and Best Buy have begun the daunting task of trying to beat Amazon Prime at its own game. But what exactly do their new services offer, and can they stand up to Amazon's bevy of extras? Let's look at how they compare.

5 Affordable Colleges You Might Not Know

The bills for tuition, textbooks, and more pile up faster than you can say "red tape at the registrar's office." To help you fight future student loan debt, we've compiled a list of five colleges with the lowest cost of living around.

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

Tax-free weekends are finally here! These prime shopping days are great for back-to-school gear, but also so much more. Here, we've rounded up a list of the 17 states celebrating and all the items eligible for serious savings.

6 Reasons You Need This UPS My Choice Premium Membership Deal

If you do a lot of online shopping, chances are UPS is a significant part of your life. It's time to consider a UPS My Choice Premium 1-year membership, now available for $10. Why is it worth the investment? Here are six reasons.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.