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Inflation has shoppers fearing back-to-school items will strain budgets

Inflation has shoppers fearing back-to-school items will strain budgets

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Shoppers getting squeezed by inflation are worried back-to-school shopping will further strain their already tight budgets, according to a recent Bankrate report.  This fear is pushing most consumers, specifically middle-income households, to rely on money-saving tactics to offset these costs, according to a Bankrate survey of over 2,400 U.S. …

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The best back-to-school Apple deals for 2022: Save on MacBooks, iPads, AirPods and more | CNN Underscored

The best back-to-school Apple deals for 2022: Save on MacBooks, iPads, AirPods and more | CNN Underscored

A new school year means that many new and returning students will be buying some pricey tech to get geared up for classes — including plenty of Apple products. We all know those don’t come cheap, so we’ve scoured a few different sites to find discounts and sales to help ease the burden on wallets. …

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How families are surviving the high cost of back-to-school season

How families are surviving the high cost of back-to-school season

Comment on this story Comment The back-to-school bins in Jonelle Wood’s attic have been full since the end of June, with enough paper, pencils and clothing to last her three school-age children into next fall. All for $245. She siphons a bit of cash from each paycheck to pick up gear year-round, timed to sales …

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Inflation: Households are treating back-to-school spending ‘as an essential category’

Inflation: Households are treating back-to-school spending ‘as an essential category’

As inflation continues wreaking havoc on the U.S. economy, many consumers have pulled back on their spending. But there’s one area that has remained relatively unchanged: Essential spending, like back-to-school shopping. “In the current environment, we have persistent, unacceptably high inflation across virtually all categories but certainly, especially, in energy and food prices,” Matthew Shay, …

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Operation Bags Packed organizer Lauren Silva and Madison Marvel of Taunton shop at Staples for school supplies from donations. 
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Back-to-school shopping pricey from inflation. How are parents coping?

After two stressful, pandemic school years, parents looked forward to a normal year. But instead, they’re dealing with a different stress: inflation. Already squeezed by high food and fuel prices, parents now struggle with higher back-to-school costs. Far fewer parents this year said they can afford their kids’ back-to-school shopping without any issues, likely a result …

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