"When the dust settles on those first chaotic weeks of getting kids back to school, parents turn their attention to a bigger challenge: how to help their child make the most of this academic year and the years to come."
"The back-to-school and college shopping season is in full swing, but many parents and college students say they are waiting for the best deals to complete their shopping lists, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics. Total spending for K‑12 schools and college combined was projected to reach $82.8 billion in 2018."
"Just got your degree? Congratulations! Now’s the time to follow that smart move with another and take a few minutes to learn how to build a good credit profile, says Consumer Reports."
Teenagers want more denim, more Netflix and YouTube; but less handbags and less broadcast media, according to a survey of 9,400 teens. Piper Jaffray Companies completed its 30th semi-annual Taking Stock With Teens research survey, which highlights spending trends and brand preferences amongst 9,400 U.S. teens across 46 states.
The median percentage of children and adolescents who reported being bullied online was 23% and there appears to be a consistent relationship between cyberbullying and reports of depression in a review of social media studies, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.