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The best money-saving tips to survive back-to-school season

The best money-saving tips to survive back-to-school season
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With back to school season already in full swing, this also unfortunately means back to the school budget. From sports teams, to lunches, to class materials, almost everything related to back-to-school season requries a well thought-out budget.

To make things a little easier for you and your family, here are a few back-to-school money-saving tips from Daily Hive Montreal:

Play lost & found before you buy

Whatever your kids may need for their back-to-school season, you can surely find alternatives already existing in your home! Look around the house and see what you can reuse!

Buy supplies in bulk

Like any good thing, school supplies are best bought in bulk! That way, you save money for the following school year!


Outfits? Thrifted.

One thing Montreal isn't short on is great thrift stores. Take a look at what you can find there before buying anything brand new. If thrift stores aren't really your thing, be sure to check out Facebook Marketplace, Vinted and Depop online to find cute and affordable clothes for your kids!


Student discounts

Student discounts...we've never heard two more beautiful words. Make sure to take advatnage of this offer in stores like Best Buy and Apple to get discounted back-to-school products!


There you have it, Montreal! What are some of your back-to-school money-saving tips?

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