Spending Smarter

  Rewarding kids without using money

It’s a debate many parents consider every day — whether or not to implement a reward system for a child’s good behavior.

  Cutting costs for college students

Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

Spending Smarter: DIY Back-to-School supplies

Ways to take advantage of Texas tax free weekend

  Easy ways to find deals on back to school shopping

8 ways to avoid going into debt while back-to-school shopping

Continued Coverage

  We went school supplies shopping at 3 different stores. Here’s how they compare

How to spend smarter on school supplies

KSLA wants to help you save money and spend smarter

2019 ArkLaTex back-to-school starting dates, events, school supply lists and giveaways

  Junior League of Longview gears up for massive school supply drive

  Marshall ISD holding first ever “Pack the Bus” supply drive

Where to find deals for National Chicken Wing Day

July 29 is National Chicken Wing Day.

Arkansas offers tax-free holiday August 3-4

Mississippi and Tennessee always have their tax-free holidays the last weekend in July, but Arkansas will have theirs on August 3-4, on the first weekend of the month.

  Poultry producer adding 100+ jobs in Bienville, Lincoln

House of Raeford Farms replacing feed mill, upgrading chicken-processing plant and hatchery

  Kroger backpack boosters supplying school supplies for children

Kroger is looking for the community’s help when it comes to getting kids ready to go back to school.

Southland Steel looking to hire welders for its new facility in Louisiana

‘7th Annual Bossier Back-to-School Giveaway’ at Northpoint Community Church

Fred’s closing 129 more stores, including 7 in ArkLaTex

What to do when businesses intentionally raise prices during storms

SWEPCO bills to decrease due to federal tax cuts

Target offering teachers discounts on school supplies