Back to school savings: 6 tips for saving money on school supplies

MILWAUKEE — Summer is in full swing and while you may be thinking about pools and beaches — retailers are thinking about pencils and binders. Believe it or not, stores are already in back to school mode and supplies shopping season is underway.

A recent survey from the National Retail Federations reveals more parents plan to use coupons and hunt newspapers circulars to find good deals on school supplies this year.

But, you may not need to if you follow six simple tips:

              In the end, no matter where, when or how you decide to shop the key to saving money is planning.