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Back-to-school budget Calculator


Back-to-school season can be hectic for parents, students, and teachers alike. All parents want their kids to start the school year off on the right foot, so they arm them with the proper supplies; pencils, crayons, notebooks, new clothes, sneakers, and the list goes on and on. If you plan and budget far enough in advance, back-to-school shopping can go quite smoothly and you will be able to avoid relying on acquiring credit card debt to pay for the essential supplies. Visit ACCC’s Back-to-School Budgeting center for tips and a free worksheet you can use now that you’ve use this calculator to determine exactly how much you will spend this year. When the holidays roll around, you don’t want to be paying off debt from this your back-to-school purchases. Consider back-to-school shopping a periodic expense since it happens year after year and is something you can proactively plan for.

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