The opening of the school year is something families anticipate and prepare for every year. Families do not just save for the tuition fees but also for related stuff like uniforms, books, school supplies, and dorm fees for those who study far from home. There are as well unforeseen expenses which should also be reckoned with by the astute budgeter.
Yes, it takes the whole family to help in financial management when it comes to school-related expenses. It is practical to involve even the young ones in this understaking for them to understand why some things need to be cut back or why certain supplies have to be reused.
The dilemma is how families can save or get their money’s worth during these times prices of commodities are high and there is just enough leftover money after the tuition fees have been paid?
Here are a few ways families can stretch their budgets without scrimping on those that are important in the process of educating their children:
- Used books
- School Supplies