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School Supply Savings
September 2021

Heading back to school can be exciting, fun, and worry-free! However, paying for all of your school supplies certainly causes some anxiety. Whether you’re buying books, supplies, clothes, or electronics, it can be tempting to want the most updated and trending items. Here’s a tip: Instead of going straight to the store when a new school year rolls around, first take an inventory of what you may already have. Re-using items like binders, repurposing or selling out-of-trend clothes, and even trading items with your friends will not only help save some money but will help reduce environmental waste. Who doesn’t love saving the environment just by taking another look at what you may already have? No matter how you choose to prepare for this next school year, keep these cash saving tips in mind.

Want to learn about more ways to handle your money? Check out this free article from our partners at GreenPath Financial on Tips on Cost Savings for School Supplies and start planning today!

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Gesa Credit Union is deeply committed to financial education in the community. Seminars are available to everyone, regardless of whether or not you are a member. Gesa also offers free financial literacy materials and onsite workshops to high schools, colleges, clubs, businesses, and other groups. There is no cost for speakers or materials and each presentation can be tailored to suit the needs of your group or organization.
 
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