Shop Smart

A new school year is on the horizon, which usually means shopping for supplies. Whether you have kids or not, August is a good time to purchase clothes, shoes, office supplies, food, and more. And with the annual tax free weekend approaching fast, you'll want to create a smart shopping plan. How do you make the best of the available deals now and throughout the year? These books will show you how to spend and save money at the same time: 

All in Good Time: When to Save, Stock Up, and Schedule Everything for Your Home by Tara Kuczykowski
Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing your Grocery Bill: Secret Tricks & Clever Tips for Eating Great & Saving Money by Sara Lundberg
Buy Shoes on Wednesday and Tweet at 4:00: More of the Best Times to Buy This, Do That and Go There by Mark Di Vincenzo
Extreme Couponing: Learn How to be a Savvy Shopper and Save Money-- One Coupon at a Time by Joni Meyer-Crother