9 Resources for the Best College Student Tech Deals

Being a college student comes with a lot of perks like discounts on computers and other back to school tech. The trick is finding the best deals for you. Here’s a list of exclusive college student tech deals and a few bonus offers available to all. MacMall: Take advantage of MacMall’s education pricing and get up to $190 in free gifts. For Mac orders, your gift will include a $100 Restaurant.com Read more ...

Celebrate National S’mores Day With a Twist

Nothing says summer like a classic s’more, and August is an appropriate month to celebrate this delicious campfire staple. Get your jumbo marshmallows skewered—August 10 is National S’mores Day! First, a few fun s’mores facts: The first printed record of the s’mores recipe appeared in a Girl Scout handbook 86 years ago in 1927. Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows Read more ...

Back to School Backpack Buying Guide

In August, backpacks are on shelves everywhere--from grocery stores and department stores to warehouses and websites. So how do you know where to shop? We’ve created a back to school backpack buying guide to highlight some of the best deals out there. Toys R Us: Visit Toys R Us for not only their toys, but their great deals on backpacks for kids. You can get a free lunch kit when you buy Read more ...

8 College Textbook Resources: Where to Buy & Where to Sell

Going to college is an amazing experience, but it is also an expensive one. Between tuition, housing, food and everything in between, saving money becomes vital. One of the most expensive purchases for a student is textbooks. Textbook prices are rising every year and their value diminishes rapidly with the release of new editions. However, we have some top college textbook resources to help you Read more ...

5 Ways to Save School Memories

Often the first day of school is harder for parents than it is for kids. One of the ways to ease the pain of separation is to focus your energy into preserving school memories. Here are five ways you can document that first day and save school memories that will be made throughout the year. First Day Questionnaire Source: Wine And Glue Create a questionnaire for your child to complete Read more ...

A 4-Step Guide for the Perfect Back to School Beauty Look

While you may not miss the books or homework, a new school year is a fresh start and the perfect opportunity to change up your look! Today we're sharing how to create the perfect back to school beauty look that will help you look fabulous all day long. These 10 items are all affordable, easy to find at your local drugstore, and practically foolproof to apply. With only four easy steps, you can Read more ...

Sales Tax Holidays by State

Source: Bankrate Most holidays cost us money, but this is one holiday that is all about saving money. We’re talking about sales tax holidays. This is a celebration in savings that many states have started hosting around the back to school season. The bulk of tax holidays are happening this weekend (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Lousiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Read more ...

6 Survival Tips for Parents of New College Students

Eighteen years never seems so short until the day you move your child to college. When I moved my oldest daughter into her dorm five years ago, I was determined to stay upbeat and excited for her big transition and send her off on a positive note. But truth be told, I was a mess. Every time I turned around, I swear she looked three again. And yet, here was my beautiful 18-year-old, ready to Read more ...