Save money when doing your back to school shopping
It's time again for back to school shopping.
Americans spent more than $83 billion dollars last year, according to the National Retail Federation. That's an average of about $688 spent on each child in grades K-12.
In order to keep some of that money in your wallet, the Better Business Bureau suggests you make a shopping list for each child.
Also, create a budget, clip coupons and look for discount codes and any cash-back or rebate programs.
Take advantage of discounts on large ticket items. Many stores offer student and teacher discounts on hot items like laptops. And if you can, set up email alerts at your favorite stores.