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Tips For Back-To-School Shopping

As kids prepare to go back to school, parents are tasked with providing all the supplies and clothes they’ll need for the year. Here are The Onion’s tips for tackling back-to-school shopping.

Choosing The Right Dog For You

Once you decide to get a dog, there’s a wide range of adoptable pets to choose from, whether it’s a mutt or purebred. The Onion offers some helpful tips for choosing the dog that’s right for you.

Choosing The Right School For Your Child

With a new school year beginning soon, parents are making decisions about which type of school best fits their child’s needs. The Onion breaks down what each has to offer.

The Onion’s Beach Bag Essentials

Each summer, Americans flock to the coasts to enjoy the sun and waves. Here are the beach bag must-haves you should never head to the shore without.

Top Family Vacation Spots

With school out for the summer, families are packing up and hitting the road. Here are The Onion’s top family vacation destinations.
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Tips For Getting Out Of Debt

Here are The Onion’s tips for getting out of debt quickly and painlessly:

  • First, to discourage impulsive spending, cut up all your credit cards and paper money.
  • Make your assorted debts more manageable by spreading them out over several false identities.
  • Organization is key. Make a spreadsheet to neatly list all your minimum payments, interest rates, and remaining unfractured kneecaps.
  • Find inspiration in someone whose credit score you admire and tape their photo to the front of your wallet.
  • Ask credit card issuers for a lower rate on your balances. It’s likely they were unaware that you would prefer to owe them less money.
  • Look for everyday ways to reduce expenses. For instance, the average American saves $3,000 per year simply by switching to blended scotch.
  • Set up autopay options to consistently overdraft in a timely fashion.
  • Use cash for purchases instead of credit. If you don’t have cash, borrow a bunch from friends and family.
  • Remember, you are more than just your credit score. You are the sum total of misguided decisions and assorted demographic factors that earned you that score.


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