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Beware of Back to School Scams

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Whether you’re a college student prepping for the fall semester, a high school student getting ready for a new school year or the parent of a student of any age, beware of these trending back-to-school scams!

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A Back-to-School Guide for These Unconventional Times

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This year, back-to-school season is all about getting ready for a school year that promises to be unlike any other. Here’s a  guide to helping your child prepare for the new school year in these unconventional times.

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Beware of Back-to-School Tuition Scams

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Back-to-school season means a flurry of shopping — and a flurry of scams. Scammers know that students and their parents are caught up in a frenzy of preparations and errands and are, therefore, more likely to fall victim to schemes. As you get ready for school, look out for these scams targeting college students and parents of private school students that tend to peak before the start of the school year.

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How to Save on Your First Set of College Textbooks

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Buying every textbook you need for class can take a big bite out of your budget. According to the National Association of College Stores, the average college student spends upward of $80 on each new textbook and can sometimes drop as much as $175 on one volume. So how do you get the books you need while also keeping your budget intact? Read on for 6 ways to save on textbooks this semester.

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