Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Give Mom and Pop a chance

By Jeff Bagdigian

April 24, 2012

It’s no secret that people hate sales tax – and for good reason. If you buy a $500 TV in Massachusetts, you’ll end up forking over another 30 bucks due to the 6.25 percent sales tax. The pricier the product, the more sales tax you’ll end up paying. Due to the variety available and the fact th...

Black Friday history lesson

By Conor Murphy

November 21, 2011

As Thanksgiving nears, so does Black Friday, a holiday beloved by bargain hunters and shopaholics. If asked, however, few would be able to say where this day originated from. As many are gearing up for next Friday, it is also ...