Back-to-School Budgeting

Veronica Matthews and Nicole Dow of The Penny Hoarder aren’t kidding when they write, “Back-to-school season comes around the same time every year, but like the holidays, it has a tendency to sneak up on parents — and their bank accounts. With inflation and up-and-down gas prices, back-to-school is shaping up to be an even bigger budget challenge this year.” Here are 9 back-to-school budget tips that will keep your finances in check as we head into the new school year.