Back to school season is big business for retailers – it almost rivals that of the Christmas holidays! Looking to spend less on your supplies, clothes and accessories this year? Our savvy shopping tips will send them back with class – all on a budget.
Back to school season 2013 is just around the corner – and new consumer data shows parents are willing to spend more on school supplies this year, as economic growth and retail prospects improve.
What’s the price of a good education? Try $84,000 – the average cost of sending a kid away to school for a 4-year undergrad. Of course, that’s not including the costs of grade and high school – and all the supplies, clothes, sports and lunches you’ll shell out for yearly.