WOOD-TV — How to stick to a budget during back-to-school season

For parents, getting kids ready to go back to school can be financially stressful.

According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school spending is expected to reach a record $41.5 billion dollars this year, which is up $5 billion from last year.

Financial experts say if you’re looking to save money while doing your back-to-school shopping, it’s a good idea to make a budget and stick to it — but it’s important not to be too restrictive with the items you buy.

Chris Nemes, a partner at Nemes Rush Family Wealth Management, discusses back-to-school budgeting with WOOD-TV and how to approach a strategy.

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