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by JJ Montanaro, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM
While my kids don’t like to admit it, they are almost itching to get back to school. You may be downright enthusiastic about the beginning of a new year, but the prospect of back-to-school shopping may not be quite so exciting. It can be a big drain on your pocketbook, especially if you’re not careful.
Over the years I’ve compiled—both through personal experience and reader feedback—some good tips to help you do your shopping in a way that won’t break the bank. Here are four of my favorite ideas:
It's back-to-school time and there’s no turning back. Get the new school year off to a good start without digging a big financial hole. Good luck!