• These 3 very different apps helped me actually save money
    finance
    Daniel Roberts8 hours ago

    These 3 very different apps helped me actually save money

    Acorns has raised nearly $62 million in funding since it launched in 2012, and it is by far the best known of the three apps I used. The app works by rounding up your spare change (that is, the difference between a transaction total and the next whole dollar amount) and investing it in a portfolio of

  • 16 states with tax-free weekends for back-to-school shopping
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    Brittany Jones-Cooper15 hours ago

    16 states with tax-free weekends for back-to-school shopping

    In July and August, 16 states will host tax-free days where sales tax is temporarily suspended. In many cases, the tax exemption can be applied to clothes and supplies costing less than $100 per item. A 2015, survey from SheerID and Agile Education Marketing revealed that teachers spend an average