Back to school saving tips

  • Memorize stock-up prices before you start back-to-school shopping so you recognize the best deals.
  • Buy calculators from your local dollar store.
  • Look for coupons, especially on brands like Bic, Kleenex and Post-it.
  • Take inventory and shop secondhand
  •  Involve the kids in creating the budget
  •  Ask for a supply list
  • Shop after school starts
  • Use adult office supplies
  • Look for bargain