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6 Back-to-School Savings Tips for Procrastinating Parents

If you’ve been putting off back-to-school shopping, you’re not alone. According to a recent study released by the National Retail Federation, nearly half of families with school-aged kids have yet to purchase classroom essentials. As consumers, we’ve become accustomed to lengthy promotional periods and procrastinating may help you save more in the long run. However, you don’t want to be stressed and make poor purchasing decisions to ensure your kids are prepared on their first day. Follow these tips for getting the most value out of late-season back…

Back To School Savings Start Now

Sure we just celebrated the 4th of July however Frugal Divas know that shopping early means saving big time. Below are back to school tips from BeFrugal.com founder Jon Lal for parents, teachers & college students. Back to school money saving advice for parents and college students Get organized to avoid overspending. Make a shopping list and set a budget. Look through items you already own before shopping. Start early: Donít wait until the last minute to buy the more specific back to school items on your list. The selection can get picked over as the school year…

Finding the Best Back to School Clothing Deals!

Today we have a guest post from Jason DeCosta who writes about shopping and parenting. Although the beginning of the academic school year can prove an unwelcome jostling to most kid’s peace of mind, parents relish in the back to school sales. Adding to the laundry list of necessary items for back to school season – books, pens, and folders – many parents scramble to locate the best deals on back to school clothes for their kids. This article will outline some general strategies to employ alongside some specific stores to frequent in order to locate the most…