Parents all around the country are REJOICING! The new school year is beginning, which means kids are heading out of the house and back to the classroom! The downside? Back-to-school can be a budget-buster for many households. Between school supplies, classroom supplies, backpacks, lunch boxes, new clothes, new shoes... It all adds up FAST and it can be a huge stressor for most families.
But it doesn't have to be!
Miko Love, a.k.a. The Budget Mom has some great tips and tricks for saving you a bundle! She is armed with a list of required back-to-school supplies for her 7-year-old son, and she says she can get everything for just a few bucks. She's passing on her saving tips to other parents hitting the stores before summer ends. Love said to take time to research prices of items before you start shopping. "I like to do a store comparison list," she said. She also makes use of online saving apps.
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