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Back to School

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  • Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

    Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing
    The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I an energetic, fully able young adult. Instead, I was 22, my muscles deteriorating rapidly...
  • Back to school for your money: risk

    Benjamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Unfortunately, all of the education in the world cannot help you avoid a truism of money management: No matter what you do, there is some element of risk involved. That's why...
  • Back to school and to widening inequality [Commentary]

    Back to school and to widening inequality [Commentary]
    American kids are heading back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income. Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children. Thirty years ago, the average gap on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Top 10 coolest items for school

    Top 10 coolest items for school
    Beyond the basic pencils and books exist a wealth of cool tools for school. 10. Slap Rulers They've been selling for years, but slap-on rulers are still trending. A bendy, easily portable ruler beats a wooden one any day. $2.99 at Target or www....
  • Back-to-school event helps Children's Home Society

    Patrons who came to Flamingo Gardens' Back 2 School Weekend in Davie didn't just come to enjoy the festivities, but also to help a worthy cause. The botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary collected school supplies at the entrance for the Children's...
  • Back-to-school coupons: Save up to $30 at JC Penney

    Back-to-school coupons: Save up to $30 at JC Penney
    Pick your savings at JC Penney in time for back-to-school shopping. Save $10 on a $25 purchase or $20 on a $50 purchase with a coupon. Online shoppers can save $30 on a $100 purchase with code SAVBUNCH. The coupons are good on select apparel, shoes,...
  • Back-to-school coupons & deals

    Back-to-school coupons & deals
    If you're back-to-school shopping this weekend before public school starts Monday, I've got loads of savings and deals for you. The average family will spend more than $669 on school necessities this year, says a National Retail Federation survey. Fight...
  • Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase

    Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase
    If you're back-to-school shopping this week, snag gifts with purchase in store and online.  Here's five of my fave offers.  Amazon.com: Buy three personal-care products and get one free. Toys R Us: Free $9.99 lunch kit with any $12.99 backpack...