Back To School = Big Bucks!


Can you hear the cash registers ringing like crazy already? ‘Back to school‘ shopping is second only to Christmas as we are expected to spend over $83 billion over the next few weeks.When you’re a kid, you sure look forward to getting all the new school supplies and new ‘school clothes’ for the new year! I remember my Dad talking about how he had 6 kids and how it took one whole check just to buy us all new shoes for the school year. Every year we would each get 2 new pairs of shoes, everyday shoes and tennis shoes! If you want to save a little money, the National Retail Federation is sharing some summer savings tips…

Binder buyback. At Staples, kids can exchange last year’s dumpster-ready binders for a $2 discount on new ones as part of Staples Recycle a Binder and Save program.

88-cent deals. Walmart launched an 88-cent section aimed at both teachers and students, boasting a broad range of school supplies from jumbo paperclips to rubber band balls.

Out sick? Members of Kmart’s Shop Your Way program who spend over $100 on select purchases will get Speedway gas discounts and free flu shots to help get their kids back to school and keep them there.

The average electronics budget is at an all-time high A record 39.6% of shoppers plan to find their deals online.

How do you find the best deals on back to school supplies?

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