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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

With the economy still struggling towards recovery, many are looking to save money any chance they can. Back to school shopping is no exception.

c from the Northwest Ohio Better Business Bureau stopped by WTOL 11 on Tuesday with some tips to help parents save on everything from lunch boxes to laptops.

Eppstein says:

•             Do a home inventory first. You may already own many items.

•             Beware of impulse purchases. Make a shopping list.

•             Go on the Internet and sign up for sale alerts from your favorite stores.

•             Watch the ads for coupons and don't forget price matching policies.

•             Consider clearance items for computers and uniforms.

For more from the Northwest Ohio Better Business Bureau visit http://toledo.bbb.org/.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

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