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Back to School

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  • Back to school for your money: life insurance

    It's the second week of the Jill on Money "Back to School for your Money" mini-course and since it is also National Life Insurance Awareness Month, let's tackle the complicated topic of life insurance. According to the industry research group LIMRA, 95...
  • YMCA says overscheduling students can be unhealthy

    It's back-to-school time! Meet Jane Doe*, a well-rounded high school junior who volunteers at the Y. Consistently named to the honor roll, Jane is preparing to apply to college next year. She plays on the varsity lacrosse team, and just landed a small...
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Apodaca: Running the gauntlet that is the start of school

    It's back-to-school season, an annual event greeted by students with a mixture of excitement, anticipation and dread. Parents too, but in a different way. For those of us with kids in school, this time of year tests our strategic skills, logistics...
  • Broadway Box Office: A Mild Labor Day Slump as 'Play' Hits Top 10

    The week after Labor Day is always a tough one on Broadway. But although this year did see some sales slippage, the falloff looks a lot less dire than it would have five or 10 years ago, as seven shows topped the $1 million mark last week including new...
  • Mayor and new superintendent hold forums in lead up to school year

    Mayor and new superintendent hold forums in lead up to school year
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and new schools CEO Gregory Thornton will kick off a listening tour around the city on Monday, as part of a back-to-school campaign scheduled throughout the month that will include hearing out parent concerns and...
  • Back to school: $10 cuts for kids, mini-makovers for mom at JCP salon

    Back to school: $10  cuts for kids, mini-makovers for mom at JCP salon
    JC Penney salons are offering $10 kids' haircuts as a back-to-school special. Call to make an appointment for children in grades K-6. All salons are participating, and walk-ins are welcome.  While you're waiting, mom is eligible for a $25 “Just...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-6400. Creative Writing Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd. Free....
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again),  a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
  • Back to school: $10 off at Macy's through Sunday

    Back to school: $10 off at Macy's through Sunday
    If you're back-to-school shopping, use a coupon to save $10 at Macy's this weekend. Save $10 on a $25 purchase on sale, clearance and select home goods until 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. There are some exclusions.  Also, Macy's has...
  • Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday

    Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday
    It's time for back-to-school shopping, and Florida families will get a break on sales tax this weekend when they buy clothing, supplies and computers. The three-day "tax holiday" falls just before the start of school, which is Aug. 11 in Seminole County...