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What Stores Did You Back To School Shop At That Are No Longer Around?

It's three word most parents can't wait to hear, 'back to school'! When, I was shopping with my mom for back to school in the 1970's and 80's I remember going to stores that are no longer around.

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How Much Will You Spend On Back-to School Shopping?

 

Back to school shopping is getting underway and the question is ‘how much will you spend on back to school shopping?’ According to the website deloitte.com the average is $488 for your children this year.

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The Lineup of Holiday Shopping Days

 

So ‘Black Friday’ is coming up the day after Thanksgiving. That is followed by ‘Small Business Saturday’, a chance to shop at the small, local businesses in your community. Monday is ‘Cyber Monday’, a day to do your shopping online.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Needs Your Advice On Car Shopping

I will be on vacation next week and I have come to the decision that it's time to buy a new car. I really don't like shopping for a car. The current car I have I bought in April 2006. It's been a good car but it's time to get another car.

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What Would Be Your Dream Amazon Shopping Spree?

If you had $300 to spend on an Amazon shopping spree what would you look to buy? I would look at stuff for around the house, electronics, clothes, new sneakers. I was looking on Amazon today and saw some Asics Men's running shoes, some Nature Valley granola bars, a Hoover Carpet Washer. So many awesome things!

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images
Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Unwanted Gifts for Christmas

Christmas present buying is at crunch time now but you still should put some thought into the present and who it for. What do they like, what would they actually use. There are a lot of unwanted gifts that are bought during this time of the year and according from years past, here are the gifts people hope not to receive.

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Bethany Clarke, Getty Images
Bethany Clarke, Getty Images

Self-Gifting a New Trend During Christmas

Something that has been building for a couple of years and now has reached an all-time high is ‘self-gifting’. There has been a 27% jumping in the last 5 years of people buying gifts for their own personal use. They usually spend $237 on self-gifting.

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Minerva Studio, Thinkstock
Minerva Studio, Thinkstock

Should Stores In Maine Be Able To Open On Thanksgiving?

Maine has a law where retail stores of more than 5,000 square-feet can not open on holidays. The are exceptions in the law, for example, L.L.Bean.

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