Published: Aug 01, 2012 7:30 AM EDT
Updated: Aug 03, 2012 5:13 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. Starting Friday get ready to brave the crowds and go shopping for the 2012 tax holiday.
  It's an effort from the state to help you save money while shopping for the new school year.
 So how can you make the best out of this holiday?
 Our money saving expert Ruth Soukup is here with what you need to know.

Check to find a breakdown of the best online deals this weekend.