11 Ways to Cut School Costs Without Cutting Quality

Back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to make you afraid to check your account balance or make you deep-dive into a dwindling savings account. Sure, it seems like every year teachers add more to the growing list of necessary supplies and retailers find a way to make the things your kid wants a little more expensive, not to mention it feels like you’re elbowing your way through the apocalypse in the big-box stores just to get to a box of mechanical pencils… but it doesn’t have to be this way. Your kids can get the supplies they need and you can have peace of mind knowing you scored some awesome deals. Whether it’s the easiest places to score coupons, how to get the most out of a gift card, or racking up points on your purchases, we’ve got it covered.

Check out these simple tips to save money on back-to-school shopping.

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