back to school

A Back-To-School Guide for Parents and Marketers

School will soon be in session but it still isn’t too late to get some back-to-school shopping and marketing tips. Although it isn’t the biggest shopping season, Americans will spend billions on back-to-school shopping this year. Check out The Shelf’s Infographic for tips on how to “rock your back to school sales and marketing.”

Save Money On Back To School Clothes

With the new school year just weeks away for millions of students, parents across the country may be scrambling to buy their children new outfits for their first day. Many people opt to use their credit cards when shopping during these hectic times, as swiping their plastic gets them in and out of the store […]

Four Biggest Mistakes Consumers Make when Back-to-School Shopping

When budgeting, consumers need to be sure to account for months where expenses are expected to increase. One of these times of the year is during August for people with kids, as back-to-school shopping season gets under way. Buying school supplies and new outfits for children doesn’t have to lead to financial trouble, and avoiding […]

Preparing For Back to School on a Budget

Summer is halfway over, and now is the time to begin planning and making purchases towards your child’s school supply list. It is important, when planning your budget, to prioritize your shopping list by what is needed, and determine with your child or their teacher the items that you can hold off on purchasing until […]

2013 Sales Tax Holiday includes Computers and Tablets

With the start of July, businesses and consumers alike are prepping for the 2013 Sales Tax Holiday. The big newsflash in Florida this year is that computers and tablets under $750 will be included in the tax-free sale. This can yield a great discount (up to $52.50!) to anyone who plans to buy some new […]

The 5 C’s of Saving Money While Your Child’s in College

Believe it or not, parents can actually SAVE money with their kids heading back to school. Crazy, right? Aside from paying for tuition and rent, the average household can cut down on their monthly costs by at least $500 a month while their child is away at college. Half a thousand dollars a month adds […]

Back to School Preparations for Students of All Ages

Summer went by like a blink of an eye – guess time really does fly when you’re having fun! But now, it’s time to get in the back-to-school mindset. The financial experts at Miss Money Bee stress the importance of education. We’re making sure that every student – from elementary students to college students- have […]

Back-to-school shopping: More tech-savvy than ever

Back-to-school shopping just got more advanced – and expensive! It’s that time again – Summer break is almost over, meaning it’s time to get in that back-to-school mindset again. With about three weeks before the start of school, parents everywhere are preparing to shell out some serious cash to get their kids ready for class. […]

8 Money Must-Knows for College Freshmen

With back-to-school shopping season in full swing, kids are gearing up to go away to college and start a new way of life with new friends, new hobbies, new classes, and teachers.  But there is one more responsibility that 18-year-old college freshman need to prepare for: managing their money on their own. Living independent from […]

Layaway your way through the back-to-school shopping season!

With several major retailers promoting layaway for back-to-school shopping, Miss Money Bee wants to be your go-to money blog keeping you informed on the benefits of layaway and what stores are offering it. Layaway offers zero percent financing over a 8 week period for school items like laptops, iPods, new clothes and school supplies – the […]

Back to School – Money Saving Ideas

Ok, don’t panic.  Preparing to go back to school doesn’t have to be expensive or done all at once.  Here are some tips that can help your child get ready for school without busting your budget. Search online and see if your State offers a “Tax Free Holiday”.  Some States give sales tax breaks aligned […]