July 29th, 2011

Friday Roundup: 6 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Basics

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Back-to-School Links:

  • 6 Ways to Save on Back-to-School Basics. According to a recent report by the National Retail Federation, families will spend around $3 less than last year on back-to-school clothes, supplies, and gear. Even with the reduction in spending, however, we’re still talking about a whopping $600+ in spending per family. Financial Highway
  • 17 Back to School Clothes Shopping Tips to Save Money on Kids. It’s that time again. It’s time to get your kids ready to go back to school by purchasing paper, pencils, and crayons. School supplies can cost a fortune; unfortunately, back to school clothes shopping costs even more. Money Crashers
  • 2011 Sales Tax Holidays for Back-to-School Shopping. It’s that time of the year again… Time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping. And you know what that means, don’t you? Time for a sales tax holiday! Five Cent Nickel
  • 10 Ways to School Yourself Post Graduation. Education and intellectual growth shouldn’t stop when the final bell rings and you walk across the stage to accept your diploma. Savvy Sugar
  • Moneylicious: Personal Finance 101 for College Students. I’ve always thought that there needs to be more lifestyle classes available for high school and college students besides general education. Yes, learning math, history, science and english all over again may be essential to prepare you for upper division courses, but University 100 just is not enough to prepare you for life after college. Studenomics

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  1. Hello! Back to school is a stressful time. Have you saved the money for all your back to school supplies? I sure haven’t.

    Kathryn Sias at 12:15 pm on July 29, 2011
  2. Thank you for the links on how to save on school shopping. I woudl like to add that shopping at thrift stores for name-brand clothes can help save big! It is also a lot of fun knowing what a deal you can get.

    working mom at 10:23 am on July 31, 2011
  3. Thanks for the tip! We love hearing savvy money tips from our readers. Keep ’em coming!

    bethy at 10:48 am on August 3, 2011

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