Surviving the Back to School Financial Blues

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Next to Christmas, back to school is the second largest financial commitment we make to our kids every year. The average family spends close to $700 on everything from clothes to shoes to school supplies. Our money couple stopped by with tips on how parents can survive the back to school financial blues.

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