Back-to-school spending survey—costs higher than expected
August 6, 2019

Many of today’s parents may spend over $500 on school-related items this season, and 12% of respondents spending over $2,000.

August 6, 2019—Foster City, CA--Personal loan website,, surveyed consumers about expected back to school spending. Nearly 1/3 of respondents expect to spend between $500--$1,000 this season, and that’s anticipated to include at least $300 on clothing.

The article notes that sports and activities can add significantly to back-to-school expenditures and those paying private school tuition may need to finance the national average cost of $10,671.
The full article, Back to School Costs: 1/3 of Parents Spend More than $500, provides details on:

  • The average cost of school supplies by grade level
  • The amount spent on clothing
  • The cost of school sports and activities
  • Effective ways to finance school-related costs

Gina Pogol, personal finance expert and spokesperson for AmOne, encourages parents to use short-term financing so that this year’s costs are repaid before next year’s back-to-school frenzy begins. Gina is available to talk about back-to-school spending levels and smart ways to cover the expenses.

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