This coupon definitely hits the target for back-to-school savings. Through Saturday, Aug. 9, get a $5 Target gift card with the purchase of $25 or more in school supplies — excluding paper towels, Ziploc bags, hand sanitizer, Kleenex, electronics, backpacks and lunch kits. The coupon is in Target’s current weekly circular. If you don’t have the ad, you can always pick one up at the customer service counter. Better yet, if you have a smartphone, access the coupon by texting SCHOOL to 827438. For those truly committed to savings, break a large order of $50 or more into separate $25 purchases and use a coupon for each transaction for more gift cards.
If you’re shopping for school supplies, be sure to check out Living on the Cheap’s guide to the best school supply deals.