Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Should you Buy Now, Pay Later for back-to-school? Also in the news: $6 billion in relief to defrauded students signals change ahead, six ways to support small businesses hit with inflation, and these online resources will help you find free college textbooks.

Should You Buy Now, Pay Later for Back-to-School?
You can use BNPL to cover back-to-school shopping, but limit it to one purchase at a time and look for other ways to save.

$6 Billion in Relief to Defrauded Students Signals Change Ahead
More than 200,000 federal student loan borrowers who were misled by their schools are in line for $6 billion worth of debt relief.

6 Ways to Support Small Businesses Hit With Inflation
Business owners explain how they’d like to see their community show up for them as prices rise.

These Online Resources Will Help You Find Free College Textbooks
Why spend hundreds on a hard copy when you can download the PDF for free?