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10 Tips To Get Ready For Back-To-School
If you’re thinking the way I’m thinking, it feels like the school year just ended last week. I almost don’t want to bring it up because I hate to spoil your summer fun, but the start of the next school year is really just around the corner. We’re so busy not thinking about homework, lunches, and after school activities that the new school year tends to sneak up on us. Don’t wait until the last minute. Because of longer supply lists and a demand for electronics, you’re expected to spend more money for back-to-school this year. Read on for 10 tips to help you have a smoother back-to-school season.
1. Buy School Supplies Now
Photo Credit: Rebeca FalcóThe back-to-school sales started when stores cleared their shelves of 4th of July supplies. Stores have already started targeting back-to-school shoppers. Start shopping now to get the best deals and also to avoid running into empty shelves as the calendar moves closer to the start of school. Check with your children’s teachers to see if their supply lists are available.