July is time for back-to-school shopping again.
And while it's not good news for the kids, it's great news for your wallet. "School supplies will be loaded in to big-box stores and office supply stores by the end of the first week in July," says Hillary Mendelsohn, author of "thepurplebook" series of shopping guides and founder of ThePurpleBook.com. "So you will not only have your pick of the selection, but the best prices as well."
Buy supplies in larger quantities, and you can save up to 30 percent, she says.
You might see bargains on desktop computers, she says. Stores are trying to move this year's models to make room for new models coming in for fall.