By Raechel Conover, Cheapism.com
Frugal shoppers take note: Back-to-school ads and deals may be aimed at parents and students, but anyone can take advantage of all the discounts. Here's how to make back-to-school sales work for you even if you don't have school-age children at home.Expect to find deals on laptops, smartphones, and ereaders.
What to Buy at Back-to-School Sales:
Before you decide what to buy, take note of the current hot back-to-school items to get a sense of what's available on sale. Often so-called "back-to-school sales" also include items that have nothing to do with school. Try not to let a sale tempt you into an impulse buy, however. It's always best to take some time to comparison shop -- especially for big-ticket items.
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Electronics. "Tech items are very hot this year," according to Trae Bodge, senior editor of The RetailMeNot Insider. "Now, more than ever, kids need laptops for school and want the latest smartphone." That means there will be many back-to-schoolRead More »from No Kids? Why You Should Be Back-to-School Shopping Anyway