While kids are splashing in pools this summer and playing games, school may be the furthest thing from their minds. But it's coming, and as of now, not every kid will have the supplies they need. Here's how to help.
Hand sanitizer isn't just handy to have in an office full of sneezy coworkers. It's also on all of the school supply lists now, and so is the Kleenex. Should these really be school supplies? What else wasn't on our lists growing up.
Buying all of our school supplies at one store won't lead to the biggest savings. There are ways to score cheap markers and free pens and dramatically reduce the back-to-school bill, but we've got to know the tricks before we head out.