In his first six months, Trump gives benefits to corporations that harm the public
It’s the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

It’s time to think about back-to-school shopping

School2School is starting soon, and with it comes lists of required items and lots of wish list wishes.

Back-to-school season spending is expected to reach nearly $84 billion this year, said WalletHub, a personal-finance website, in its report on 2017's Best Back-to-School Sales and Deals.

WalletHub tracked various item categories for a year to identify the most heavily discounted merchandise in August compared with the rest of the year. One category stood out: cell phones. Parents who need a way to keep in touch with their kids should shop for cell phones this month.

Here are the best deals by product category such as electronics and furniture:

10 best back-to-school deals

  1. Fitted cotton jacket (9-12) – 43 percent off
  2. HP Pavilion 27" Curved Display TV – 35 percent off
  3. ALEX desk – 28 percent off
  4. Kenmore gas range – 42 percent off
  5. Canon EOS Rebel T6i bundle – 29 percent off
  6. High Sierra backpacks – 50 percent off
  7. Slipback convertible sofa – 67 percent off
  8. Dell Inspiron 15.6” laptop – 31 percent off
  9. Kenmore dryer and washer bundle – 45 percent off
  10. HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 printer – 44 percent off

See Wallethub’s report for details.

Copyright 2017, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)