Starting the School Year Off Right: Five Tips for Being Smart about Back to School Spending
As the end of summer (too) quickly approaches, chances are the next large expenditures you’ll face will be related to the back to school season. Whether you (or members of your immediate family) are heading back to school, it seems that we’re bombarded with advertisements and offers telling us to go shopping at this time of year.
While it’s always a good idea to take advantage of sales when making purchases, we still have to realize that no matter how good a deal we get on something, the money is still coming out of our bank accounts. As a result, we need to closely monitor our spending, particularly in today’s economy.