Tag Archives: Back to School

Best Things to Buy in August

31 Jul

The Best Things to Buy in August list:

  • School supplies
  • Kids clothing
  • Swimsuits
  • Linens
  • Storage containers
  • Office furniture
  • Laptops
  • Wine
  • Travel : late august
  • Patio/grills


  • Fall clothing
  • Small screen tvs
  • Smart phones
  • Tablets (getting updates in sept)

Back-to-School Savings

29 Jul

Here is an article roundup to help with Back-to-School savings:

10 Back-to-School Shopping Tips that Save Money

Tip: “Hold off buying trendier gear like lunch boxes and pencil cases. Kids may love a version they find in July, but once they start school and see that their friends are all using another kind, they’ll beg you to upgrade them — and that only results in wasted cash.”

How to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Tip: “Once you’ve decided where you’re going to shop, look for discounted gift cards to those stores on sites likegiftcards.com or plasticjungle.com.”

ShopSmart gives Five Easy Ways to Save on Back-to-School Stuff

Tip: “Ask for a price match.  Shoppers who find a better deal somewhere else can show their phone or a paper ad at checkout at stores with price-matching policies.”

Back-to-School Shopping Tips: Start Early and Save

Tip: “Before checking so much as a single back-to-school sales flyer, you need to know two things: what you need, and what you already have on hand.”

How to Save Money on Back-to-School Supplies

Tip: “Pay attention to limits. If you are a teacher, some stores will allow you to purchase more than the limit.”

Back-to-School Coupons

Coupons.com offers links to coupons that can be printed.

Wichita on the Cheap

Wichita’s own blog for finding deals.