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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

How to Find the Best Back to School Deals

 How to Find the Best Back to School Deals- #BacktoSchool via www.Productreviewmom.com
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Summer vacation is a time meant for fun, picnics, trips, parties and of course shopping. Just after the summer vacations are over, children will have to get back to school for the new session. They need a new set of practically everything to start the new term in a new class. So moms get ready to go shopping with their children and pick up essentials for school and a few things that kids love.


Parents enjoy shopping for back to school gears for their children and it is quite an amount that they need to spend ranging from $300 or more according to age. But with the increase in the prices of school supplies, more parents look out for back to school deals to cut down costs as much as possible.


The following tips will help you on how to find the best back to school deals for the season:
 

1.    Planning is what you need to do before the shopping season begins. Make a list of all the essential things that you need and set out a budget before you step into any shopping centers.



2.    Look out for advertisements posted by reliable brands. Deals and offers often pop out when you are working on your computers. Take note of all of them. Even if you are a working mom and do not have much time to spend, do not go in for the first deal that you come across. Watch the market trends and pick out the best deals.



3.    Another important point to remember is listen to your child’s demands, consider if he/she really needs all of them or just some, calculate the amount that you will need by comparing the various deals and then make the final list. Often, they request for a new laptop when they already have one at home. In such a case explain to them lovingly and they will surely understand your points.



4.    Prices often change according to the shopping spree of customers. In the mid of August most parents find out the best back to school deals and shop like crazy. Avoid this rush. Either pick up your wares early or wait for a few days for the rush to get over.



5.    The greatest idea of today is to find back to school deals online. Retailers post their advertisements and spread out all their products along with the prices. This enables you to compare the deals offered by different dealers.



6.    Special pop-outs are seen especially during this season that is focused on students. Coupons and special discounts are available for students too and these deals on the back to school items can save you a lot of expenses.




Shopping for back to school accessories is real fun for both parents and students.  So everyone get together to find out the best back to school deals so that you can save on the one hand and stay within your budget on the other.


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How do you find the best back to school deals?

 

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12 comments

  1. Great tips! Especially #1, I always like to plan for my shopping trips. So I know what I'm going to buy and how much I plan to spend.

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    1. Same here Sonya! I get all my coupons ready and watch for sales to help double my savings.

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  2. I've discovered that when our great state of Tx has Tax Free Weekend... sometimes it's cheaper to shop before that weekend... Lots of unexpected sales!

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    1. That is true Aimee. I had a sales associate tell me that prices go up on Tax Free Weekend.

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  3. Although I don't have children, a lot of my friends shop during No Tax Weekend as well as go to thrift stores.

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    1. I avoid that weekend due to crowds. I monitor sales while on the computer and collect coupons.

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  4. My computer is acting crazy, so I'm not sure if my previous comment went through or not. I apologize if there are doubles! I don't even have children, but I love stocking up on school supplies at this time of year. I can get stuff much cheaper, use it throughout the year, then buy more again in the fall. I especially love pens and composition notebooks.

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    1. Your post went through fine. I had to buy a lot of composition notebooks this year.

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  5. SC just had the tax free weekend. I don't have kids in school, but our church does a school supply drive to help out the local elementary schools.

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    1. I love that your church does that Alli!

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  6. Great tips. I always plan but somehow I go astray! Need to stick to the plan. It definitely helps. Zoë is not school age yet but I snagged deals during these sales plus stuff for my stepdaughter. So much cuteness, mama needs a budget and a plan

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    1. Yeah I could get carried away myself. I see something cute and then I have to buy it.

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