NEW YORK — Summer is winding down as parents and students scramble to get their last-minute school supplies.
Parents spend an estimated $122 on notebooks, pencils and other essentials, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. That amount doesn’t include clothes and technology.
Smart shopper Trae Bodge has tips to help you save:
Get organized – make one big list to make it easier to track down deals.
Buy in bulk – Having a wholesale memberships can help with supply shopping: you can buy in bulk for an overall cheaper price.
Shop online – Websites may have online deals, and it will also save you time from leaving your house since supplies can just get dropped off at your home.