Saving money and shopping smarter in Augusta

By: LaTina Emerson on July 25, 2008 - 11:09am - Add new comment

Ah, the joys of sending your kids back to school. Shopping for school supplies, school clothes and new shoes - extra money out of your wallet.

Starting the new school year can be expensive, unless you set a budget and make an effort to search for bargains. I went mock school shopping last night to help you find the best sales. Here’s what I came up with:

Kmart:

Elmer’s Glue, 4 oz. - Sale price: 5 for $1
Themebooks, one subject notebooks, 70 pages (limit 30) - Sale price: 9 cents
(Sale ends Saturday)

Office Depot:

By: LaTina Emerson on July 24, 2008 - 11:20am - Add new comment

Most people are feeling "the pinch" these days with the rising costs of gas and food. So, The Augusta Chronicle is doing its part to help consumers save a few pennies with this blog, appropriately titled, "The Pinch."

I'll be scouting the Augusta area for the best deals, and you'll find them posted here. We also want your suggestions. If you find a bargain/money-saving tip, please write in to let your fellow shoppers in on the scoop. We're all in this together, so let's save some money!

Here's today's money-saving tip:


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