Save more this school year with these 5 shopping tips

(BPT) - With the school year underway, this can be an exciting time for students and parents, but it can also be a source of financial stress. According to the National Retail Federation, the back-to-school season is the second-biggest shopping season of the year, and a recent study showed that the average parent’s spending per student is expected to be higher than ever this year.

Fortunately, Amazon offers a convenient online shopping experience and a wide selection of everything you need this school year, without breaking the bank. In fact, a recent study from ecommerce analytics firm Profitero found that Amazon has the lowest prices on school products, on average 10% less than other retailers. Here are a few tips for parents to save time and money this school year:

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