Saving Tips for Back-to-School Sales

August 17, 2013 Money Saving Ideas

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It’s back to school time! The National Retail Federation now estimates is will take an average of $634.78 for a family to equip their kids with supplies, clothes and electronics. That is a horrifying number! Here are some great savings to help cut the costs:

At Walmart
** 250+ school supplies on sale for less than $1, including many of the most popular items on your teacher’s list, like Crayola 24-count crayons, black and white composition books and Elmer two-pack glue sticks
** Right now save 40% on select textbooks at
** And don’t forget about the store’s price matching policy, which helps you get the best price even if it comes from someplace else

At Target
** Print off coupons for your favorite products here

** From August 13 to 19, Target will invite parents to upload pictures of their kids showing off their unique style on the #KidsGotStyle Facebook app. During that week, Target will create an inspiration gallery, including items and supplies inspired by the photos received. Select guests who participate will be chosen at random to win one of 100 $50 Target gift cards and a grand prize of one $1,000 Target gift card to help cover their back to school needs.

At Staples
** Check for new deals each week on school supplies
** Now through August 31, 2013 you can buy a savings pass for $10 and save 15% everyday on school supplies purchases. This guarantees you continue to save money when your child comes home from her first week of school with a list of more things she needs. If your family spends the average this year, you’ll save $95.22!

At Your Grocery Store
** Use our coupon center to find and clip coupons to save on your supplies or Find Grocery Coupons program to find specific savings.

What’s are you doing to save more money?