How Big Families Can Save Money on Clothes Shopping

Saving is on everyone’s mind today. Times are tough, prices are rising, and economic waters are as turbulent as ever. As we struggle to strike a balance between our income and spending, it is vitally important that we take all of our expenses into account. Large families have the most significant financial burden of all–sheltering, feeding, and clothing a small army of children is neither easy nor cheap, but there are things you can do to help ease the strain for yourself. Rather than slipping into a sense of hopelessness at the prospect of buying clothes for the whole family, take proactive steps toward bigger savings.

bootsieFirst of all, thing about things that you can buy in bulk. In most cases, as you buy more of a single product from a single merchant, the price per unit goes down. Retailers can afford to offer lower prices to customers who buy in larger quantities, which leads to those eye-catching “5 for the price of 4” deals and so forth. For things like underwear, socks, and plain white t-shirts–necessities in any wardrobe, buy in bulk for the greatest savings. You can even keep these things in storage for the inevitable day when the [Read more…]