Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget

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Summer is almost over. This week,  we talked about ways to save money when shopping for school.

Our video panel included: Debbi King– Owner of the ABC’s of Personal Finance, the Debt Free Guys– John Schneider and David Auten, Financial Service Professionals and Founders of, and Mike Delgado – Social Media Community Manager at Experian. 

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Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: What items should be factored into a back-to-school shopping budget?
  • Q2: When is the best time to start your back-to-school shopping?
  • Q3: What are your favorite stores or websites for back-to-school shopping?
  • Q4: How can you save money on school supplies like pencils, pens, paper, folders, etc?
  • Q5: How can you save money on school uniforms and clothing?
  • Q6: How can you save money on textbooks?
  • Q7: How can you save money on electronics for school?
  • Q8: Do you know of any school supply programs available for families in need?
  • Q9: How can you budget for sports equipment for student athletics?
  • Q10: What’s your #1 back-to-school shopping tip?

Highlights From This Chat on SlideShare:

Complete Tweetchat on Storify:





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