Top Ten Tips to Trim Your Back-to-School Budget

10. Buy Ahead

After school starts, all those full-price supplies go on clearance. Take advantage and buy up notebook paper, socks, pencils or whatever else your child might need. You probably won't find a better price untiil next year's back-to-school sales. Purchase what your child will need over the next several months.

What other ways do you save money? What are some of your secret tips you can share?