back to school

The back-to-school shopping season is the second most expensive after the winter holidays, so it’s easy to bust your budget getting the kids ready for a new school year. Debt.com has tips, trick and the latest shopping trends to help you stick to your budget so you can avoid taking on credit card debt that can lead to financial distress.

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MOOCs can teach a lot, but they won't give you credibility. Yet.

Parents are Already Back-to-School Shopping

July 5, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Most parents are already doing some sort of back-to-school shopping even though it’s only halfway through summer.

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30 Of The Wackiest College Majors Out There

March 3, 2015 | Claire Maurer

Don’t want to go to business school? Become a master meat cutter or surf all day instead.

By the numbers: millions and billions

By The Numbers: Real Big Figures

January 30, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

This week: millions and billions.

How much does she need to save for college?

Ask The Expert: How Much Should I Save For College?

November 26, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A stylist wants to go back to college, but how much hair (and expenses) does she need to cut?

MOOCs or college? You may not have to choose

Study: Most adults think college is a waste of time and money

September 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Online courses known as MOOCs might replace traditional college degrees sometime soon, if you believe these guys.

Check out these extreme backpacks and show us your favorite

5 extreme backpacks for under $100 — and how you can win your own

August 19, 2014 | Emily Bloch

It’s back-to-school shopping time. Find an outrageous backpack and we might buy it for you.

Sales tax holidays can be confusing

Why everyone hates back-to-school — and why you shouldn’t

July 31, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

The rules and dates for tax holidays are ridiculous. So we simplified the most up-to-date info as much as possible.

Here's how to ask about child care centers

6 dumb questions people ask child care centers

July 22, 2014 | Jessica Williams

The owner of a child care center shares the right and wrong way parents should ask questions about their facility.

What type of college student are you?

What kind of college student are you?

May 22, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Are you a wanderer? A switcher? An accelerator? Knowing which one can help you save money.