Tips to Save Money on Tech this Back-to-School Season

(StatePoint) Just a couple of decades ago, when it came to technology, the average student could slide by with just a calculator and perhaps a wristwatch. To make the grade these days, your kids will likely need a full suite of mobile devices.

With the skyrocketing cost of brand-new devices, you may be unwilling or unable to outfit teens and college students with the latest releases this back-to-school season. However, there is good news: a large shift in how consumers are buying and selling their gear means that you can make proper upgrades for students of all ages without the sticker shock.