Back-To-School Shopping On A Budget

Back to School

With the end of summer quickly approaching, it's time to start back-to-school shopping! Here are a few tips to help you shop stress-free and stay on budget!

1. Create a budget today: Don't wait until the day before you go shopping to figure out how much you will need for supplies. Plan today and start putting money aside, then stick to that budget!

2. Compare online prices: with prices in stores. Often times online coupons and free-shipping options can be a better deal than shopping in the store.

3. Be creative: Plain binders, book covers, notebooks, folders, etc. are usually much cheaper than those that sport popular bands and super heroes. Let your kids use stickers, artwork or magazine clippings to decorate them for unique and inexpensive supplies!

4. Be smart when it comes to credit: Charging school supplies may seem like the easy option now, but interest rates will come back to bite you in the future. Telhio offers low-rate personal loans that are usually less than typical credit card rates. Visit our website for more information, or call 614-221-3233, option 3, to apply now!

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