Can You Beat the Back-to-School Costs?

America’s parents will be shelling out $34 billion this year for back-to-school items needed by students from kindergarten through high school. Fox & Friends has these tips for parents going shopping:

  • Skip the name brands. They’re much pricier.
  • Check the coupon sites for deals.
  • Check your kids’ last-year clothing and make a list of what needs replacing (or doesn’t).
  • Buy the store brand for knockoffs of more expensive designer labels.
  • Consider swapping clothing on a site like The Swoondle Society