Going off to college is an exciting time: new friends, new challenges, and new adventures are around every corner. But in all the excitement, it’s easy to get carried away and blow your monthly budget in the first week. A pizza here, a cappuccino there—your expenditures can add up more quickly than you think. Want to live college life to the fullest without breaking the bank? We’ve got you covered. Check out our helpful tips to save money in college.
Studying with index cards is totally old school! For today’s tech-savvy students, it’s all about apps. There are thousands of apps for students of all ages that can make studying a snap and learning fun. From understanding fractions to taking a better power nap, tap into these best free apps for your little learner or college grad.
Kermit the Frog once famously claimed, “It’s not easy being green.” That may be true for amphibians, but being green doesn’t have to be difficult for the rest of us. Small changes can make a big difference, and there’s no better way to take the first step than with your kids. Think eco-friendly for back-to-school and kick off the new school year with these supplies that are smart for the environment and anything but ordinary. Not only is being green easy—it’s fun too!
What’s the best part about heading back to school? Shopping for new supplies, of course! The school supply aisle looked a bit different to kids growing up in the ’80s and ’90s than it does today, though. If you ever owned a New Kids on the Block Trapper Keeper or Lisa Frank stationery, then this list is for you. Hop aboard the big yellow school bus and travel down Nostalgia Lane as we take a look at the top 15 school supplies from your youth.