Bobbi Dempsey is a freelance writer/editor for numerous major publications and websites, including NY Times, Family Circle, and many others. She specializes in personal finance, with a particular focus on paying for college, finding bargains and living on a tight budget. She is the founder of and is also the author of a dozen nonfiction books, including Don't Break the Bank: A Student's Guide to Managing Money (published by Peterson's). Her website is