Web Extra: 3 More Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping
Mellody Hobson offers three web-extra tips for back to school shopping
Aug. 18, 2011 -- intro:
Here are three more, web extra tips to help you keep cash in your wallet, even as you stock up on school supplies.
quicklist: 1title: Wait to Shoptext: Hold off on buying new clothes for the school year. If you wait until the end of fall, those fall fashions will be on sale.
quicklist: 1title: Buy Books Onlinetext: College students should always buy textbooks online at sites like Amazon.com. They are almost always cheaper than campus bookstores.
quicklist: 1title: Hold Swap Meetstext: Consider setting up swap events through your community center, religious group, or other local places. Parents can swap items with other parents with almost no cash changing hands.