Back-to-school savings: Tips on saving on clothes

Back-to-school savings: Tips on saving on clothes

(WWBT) - Before you break the bank buying new school clothes for your children, try out these money-saving tips.

  • Check out their closets and have them try on the clothes already there to see what still fits. Remember they'll wear summer clothes for a few more months. Those items are on clearance racks right now if you need a few pieces to round out a wardrobe.
  • Sell their old clothes to help pay for the new ones. You can try either consignment or second-hand stores or an online shop like Thred Up!
  • After you've tracked down coupon codes, do some shopping online.
  • Organize a clothing swap with friends and neighbors. Odds are they kids who are older or younger than yours-- which means you could have a good pile of hand me downs!

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