Back-to-school deals: How to save money on your last-minute shopping — even if you’re not a student
August 21, 2017
If you aren’t quite ready to trade your swimsuit for a spiral notebook, maybe some sweet deals will ease the back-to-school blow. Back-to-school spending is expected to reach $83.6 billion this year, with college students and their families spending an average of $969.88 and parents of younger school-aged children shelling out an average of $687.72 on everything from electronics to lunch boxes. But that doesn’t mean you need to bust your budget to buy everything on your list.