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Don’t let back-to-school shopping break the bank

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Today's newsletter was compiled by Iain Boekhoff.

Summer is halfway over, which means it's almost time for some back-to-school shopping. Buying new supplies, electronics and clothes for your kids can quickly deplete a family's budget. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your back-to-school budget, including holding off on buying non-essential supplies to catch sales after school starts. You can also check out this roundup of past Globe stories that includes a section on keeping your spending in check for all your back-to-school needs.

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