- 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
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