Walmart Launches Holiday Layaway Program Two Weeks Early

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The holidays are coming around earlier than ever with Walmart launching its holiday layaway program on Friday, August 28 — a full two weeks earlier than last year. New this year, the retailer has lowered the price of eligible items to $10 with a $50 minimum basket. There’s no fee to start a holiday layaway… 

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Parents vs. Kids – Back to School Shopping INFOGRAPHIC

Back to School Shopping Survey

Teens want clothes, and smartphones. Parents agree, somewhat. An annual Back to School Shopping Survey from FatWallet.com asked American parents to chime in about shopping for their kids’ school needs. What’s topping their 2015 shopping lists? For both parents and kids (what parents “think” kids want), clothes and shoes will be a top purchase, especially for Nike. 9 in 10 parents plan to… 

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Paper Vs Tech in College – How Tablets & Mobile Have Changed the College Experience

Paper vs Tech in College

Today’s university experience is vastly different than the one that previous generations knew. Rapidly changing technology has drastically altered what it means to go to college. Here’s a look at how technology has reshaped modern college life. Textbooks vs. E-books Popularity: Of students who own an e-reader, 98% use it to download textbooks. However, 49%… 

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Amazon Prime Day Is July 15th, Don’t Miss Out

Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Day In case you missed it, everyone’s favorite online retailer, Amazon.com, will be celebrating its 20th birthday on July 15th. They are calling it Amazon Prime Day. Word on the street is, Amazon is planning one heck of a party to celebrate. Amazon is employing especially bold and provocative language, titling their Press… 

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Best Apps: How Does The FatWallet Cash Back App Stack Up

Fatwallet cash back app

Here at FatWallet, we are all about saving you money. We have been rocking the cash back scene for 15 years. We’ve built a strong community in our Forums. With so many people using smart phones on the go, and tablets at home, we wanted to take that experience and make it as seamless and… 

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The Complete Beginners Guide To The Hops Highway

The Complete Beginners Guide HH

Craft Beer: I have done some research for San Diego’s Hop’s Highway. There has been a boom in San Diego for the craft beer industry. So much of a boom that Highway 78 became known as Hops Highway. The economic impact of beer tourism has been phenomenal and San Diego has been labeled “Beer City.” By… 

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