Looking for More Ways to Save?
Why not collaborate with your student and plan a back to school shopping trip that shines some light on just how far Mom and Dad’s hard-earned money goes? Get started by making a list of items that are needed to start the school year off right and set a budget.
Some ideas to help your student understand the value of a dollar might include:
By giving your student insight into the bigger financial picture of typical back to school expenses you are creating a meaningful dialogue establishing that money matters. Ready to take it a step further? Build on this experience and make it an annual event by tracking how your back to school shopping list, budget and purchases change from year to year.