Parents know that back-to-school shopping isn't cheap. The pencils and notebooks won't bust the budget, but toss in new clothes, backpacks and electronics, and that shopping trip really adds up. Kiplinger has these tips to keep it from spiraling out of control:
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The average family is expected to spend just over 600 dollars this year on back-to-school items. 10% more than last years. So it's good to find ways to save where you can.