Tips for Teaching Teens to Bargain Shop
I took my daughter to Plato’s Closet today, and we left with 3 tops and 1 pair of jeans for $39! Yes…it was a lesson on budgeting for her from her mom, the money saving expert!
Yes…they were all the brands she loves: American Eagle, Hollister and Abercrombie.
If you’re not familiar with Plato’s Closet, they buy and sell trendy, name brand, gently used clothing and accessories for teens.
Thankfully, she’s finally convinced that bargain shopping is the way to go. I simply explained to her that we’re going to spend “X” amount…would she like to go to the mall and buy 1 item or go to Plato’s Closet and get 4 items? Our shopping day gave me the chance to teach her how to bargain shop and give her a lesson on budgeting!
So, the next time your teen wants to go shopping…try this approach! Of course, you could use this same teaching method at Goodwill or any thrift shop.
Happy bargain shopping with your teen!