PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — This week marks the return to the classroom for many local students, and this year, going back to school has become a lot more expensive than ever before.

Going beyond the school supply list, unexpected expenses can quickly add up, especially during these times of inflation.

AM Extra was joined live by Matt Gromada, a managing director for youth, family and starter banking with Chase, with some tips on how parents can help manage these surprise costs.

Watch the full video in the player above.