Back-to-School Tips to Save You Time and Money
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From shopping for school
supplies to lunch meal prep, getting ready for the first day
of school can be overwhelming.
To help relieve some of
the stress, the discount experts at Dollar General are
offering a few money and time-saving tips.
Start with the Supply List
When deciding what school
supplies to purchase for the new school year, start with the
list provided by the studentís teacher. Begin attacking the
list by determining what is reusable from the last school
year. Some states offer tax-free incentive weekends or
periods, so check before purchasing the remaining supplies,
for additional back-to-school savings.
New Year, New Style
Purchasing new clothes can
be an additional back-to-school expense that doesnít have to
break the bank. Just like some school supplies, many clothes
from the last school year can be reused. Consider donating
gently used clothes to a local charity and purchasing new
ones, by shopping out-of-season to take full advantage of
Lunch Prep Made Easy
Preparing lunch and snacks
for students can be time consuming. Instead, spend more time
with family by setting aside one day each week to prepare
meals for the week ahead. For quick and easy lunchtime
recipes, check out free online resources like Dollar General
Discounts and Deals
For additional savings on
back-to-school items and clothes, discover if your favorite
stores offer digital coupons and in-store discounts. For
example, Dollar General Digital Coupons allow customers to
save both in-stores and online. You can download Dollar
General Digital Coupons and upload coupons through the
online account or the Dollar General coupon app.
doesnít have to be overwhelming. With a few easy strategies,
families are sure to have a smooth transition at the start
of the new school year.