Tag Archives: “Back to School”

How Coupon Clipping Can Cut School Expenses

With children heading back to school, many of us have found our shopping list has grown to include healthy school lunches and snacks, and the trendiest new outfits for our children. Adding those items may push your household budget to … Continue reading

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Keep Back-to-School Spending Under Control

According to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights and Analytics, total spending for K-12 schools and college combined is projected to reach $82.8 billion. To break that down into a more relatable number, families … Continue reading

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How to Make the Most of Your Back-to-School Budget

According to a recent Junior Achievement survey, 60% of parents surveyed said it is a challenge to afford school supplies. The survey revealed that 64% of parents expect to pay less than $500 per child on back-to-school items while 17% … Continue reading

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Back to School Planning, Saving and Spending Tips

Whether you’re reading this as a parent of school-age children, or as a college student trying to navigate a more independent lifestyle, back-to-school time usually equates to an uptick in spending. By learning some key economic lessons, however, you can … Continue reading

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