3 Ways to Save on Back to School Expenses


“The second busiest retail season of the year, next to holiday shopping.” That’s what one National Retail Federation report had to say, noting that back-to-school expenses would hit a record high for the 2021-2022 school year, averaging $789.49 per child. That’s up from the average of $696.70 last year. If that number gives you heartburn, […]

Car prices hit a record high. Why, and what that means for you.

In May, the average new car price hit a record $38,255 12% higher than last year

The average new car price hit a record $38,255 in May, according to JD Power. That’s up 12% from the same period a year ago. If you’re out car shopping right now, be prepared to pay big bucks for that vehicle. About two-thirds of car buyers paid within 5% of the sticker price in May, […]