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August 12, 2019 Personal Banking Joshua Williams

Back To School Sales Aren’t Just For Students

We live in a cyclical world – literally and figuratively. That means we can save money based on the calendar. Much like how you can save a ton by purchasing discounted winter jackets in the summer, you can save on loads of items for the year before school gets back in session.

Office Essentials

Students aren’t the only ones that need to stock up on supplies. During August and September you can find great deals on the office essentials.

  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • Highlighters/markers
  • Planners
  • Wall calendars
  • Laptops
  • Printers
  • External hard drives/portable USB drives

Travel Accessories

You might not be travelling across the country for higher education but that doesn’t mean you are staying put. Students aren’t the only ones that may need new travel accessories.

  • Suitcase
  • Travel sized toiletries
  • Backpack
  • New pillow

Household Items

Take advantage of move-in day by organizing and replenishing your own home with some new household items.

  • Storage containers
  • Laundry basket
  • Detergent
  • Bath towels
  • Coat hangers
  • Shower curtains
  • Toothbrush
  • Small appliances (toaster, microwave, coffee maker etc)
  • Bedding (sheets, comforters, and pillows)


Freshen up your wardrobe with new fashion styles. Clothing stores take this opportunity to entice student shoppers but this is a great opportunity for everyone. Find a new outfit for work or just a random Tuesday. Who said you couldn’t look good just to look good.

  • Shoes
  • Sweatshirts
  • Shorts
  • Pants
  • Light jacket
  • Swimsuit
  • Dresses


Back to school sales offer lots of potential savings on the “thinking of you” type gifts we could use during the year.

  • Small gifts for friends
  • Teacher appreciate gifts
  • Stocking stuffers (lots and lots of socks)
  • Yankee swap gifts
  • Birthday gifts

Now get out there and start saving!