How to Save on Back-to-School Shopping
Back-to-school is the second-biggest shopping season of the year. Here are 8 ways to save some cash.
Adding Up the Numbers
Pop quiz: Do you know how much you’re spending on all those back-to-school notebooks, clothes, and backpacks? Answer: “They can easily add up to $500 to $1,000 per child in the first 30 days of school,” says Peter Dunn, author of 60 Days to Change: A Daily How-To Guide With Actionable Tips for Improving Your Financial Life ($15, amazon.com). Surprised? Here’s how to not get schooled on back-to-school expenses.