Back to School: 4 ways to stuff your backpack on a budget

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COLUMBUS - The markers, pens, notebooks, folders, glue and countless other school supplies can add up. Local consumer advocates offer advice on keeping families’ school supplies costs down.The Central Ohio Better Business Bureau recommends setting a budget before a family leaves home. Local mom and savings blogger Mary Hoover also says to take inventory before getting into your car.“The best way to start your list is to see what you already have,” said “Mission to Save” Blogger Mary Hoover. “Don’t forget about that glue stick or barely-used notebook. I've checked with the teachers. It’s okay to tear out a few pages and just reuse those things.”She also recommends shopping at more than one store to take advantage of the different school items on sale...

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Back to School: 4 ways to stuff your backpack on a budget

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