Buying all of our school supplies at one store won't lead to the biggest savings. There are ways to score cheap markers and free pens and dramatically reduce the back-to-school bill, but we've got to know the tricks before we head out.
Anyone else have a Furby? Or a Lite Brite? Even though newer versions are still in stores, the vintage ones are worth a ton. And those old Star Wars and G.I. Joe action figures might even help you with a down payment on a car.
With all of the tax law changes we've been waiting to see how that impacts refunds this year, and out of the 53 million refunds issued so far, the average refund is a few dollars higher than last year. What people are spending refunds on may surprise you!