Back to School – 5 tips to big savings
Tip #1 – Don’t Shop when hungry
We all know that it’s hard to concentrate when your stomach is growling at you and your only thoughts are about getting in the store quickly and leaving even quicker. This might lead you to irrationally throwing higher-priced items in your cart, instead of taking your time and really hunting for savings. After all, you’re not you when you’re hungry, right?
Tip #2 – Watch out for end-of-summer sales
Hit the big summer sales and scoop up discounted clothes that can be worn until the cold season starts to peak. We all know that kids love their short sleeved polo shirts, so why not stock up and save?
Tip #3 – Stick to the list
Print out the Teacher’s supply list and don’t stray from what’s required. Shop for sales on the listed items and try to resist any “extras”. Separating your wants from your needs will save you a pretty penny come back to school shopping time.
Tip #4 – Super Market Smart Shop
Check weekly great deals on loose-leaf paper, markers and pens all while grocery shopping for this week’s packed lunches! Bonus: buying everything in one place will save time and energy. Especially, if you are a discount card member at your local grocery store of choice.
Tip #5 – Recycle Your Home Office Goods
If you work from home, you may have extra supplies laying around. Don’t be afraid to take the kiddos and explore ways to re purpose already purchased goods. This a fast an easy way to save a few bucks when trying to survive back to school chaos.
And if you find yourself needing a little extra cash to help you along this school season, you can apply today to find out what you qualify for.