It’s that time of year again - butterflies in the stomachs of children and adults across the country as we prepare to venture into another academic year. Whether the little one is starting her first year of kindergarten or you are in last year of grad school - now is the time to stock up and prepare to hit the books!
I’m going back to school myself, in fact. After graduating college I have loved being a part of the team here at ImpulseSave. However, my adventure is about to take quite a turn when I start my career as a law student next week. I’m so excited for this new chapter of my life, but I have a lot of stocking up to do on everything from notebooks to to textbooks! Thankfully, the blogging community is here with great tips to help me get the most out of my back-to-school dollar. Enjoy!
Back to School Savings
Frugal parents get a peek inside Michelle from See Debt Run’s money-saving adventures as the new school year approaches. She shares tips on how to save on hip school styles for the kiddos. - “Back to School Already?”Money Crashers has plenty of ways to save more money on all the extra school costs, from field trips to fundraisers. Frugal parents will want to read this post! - “5 Ways to Save Money on School Expenses for Kids”
Best Off-to-College Tips
Even though classes don’t start for a few weeks, you can start preparing for your next term now, says Hack College. Things like buying books early and getting in touch with professors can help you save money and start off this year right! - “Prepare For Your Fall Term Now”
Looking for advice on how to save money during college? How about not buying things for your dorm room that you don’t need - and to avoid this costly faux-pas look no further than Studenomics’ College Dorm Checklist. - “What You Absolutely Need to Bring to College This Fall”
How do you get the most out of your education dollar? How about spending nothing at all? Three Thrifty Guys have come up with some great saving tips for young adults on how to go college for FREE! - “How to Go to College for Free”
If you are a college student in debt, dealing with the repayment process can be very overwhelming. Luckily the organization gurus at Manilla have helped you out by explaining everything you need to know about consolidating your student debt. - “Student Loan Options & Consolidation, It’s Easier Than You Think”
So there you have it - tons of links for all you frugal parents and college students looking to save a dollar or two! Best of luck in school, all - and I hope you all keep on saving with ImpulseSave!