Greatest Tips for Surviving Black Friday

Greatest Tips for Surviving Black Friday

November 24, 2014

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It’s almost time for Thanksgiving – which also brings one the most anticipated shopping days of the year: Black Friday. If you’re willing to brave the early hours, long lines, and other frantic shoppers, you’ll need a few of these tips to make the day a success.

  1. Plan.
    Planning for this busy day includes a few steps: creating a budget, making a list, researching ads, and possibly even visiting the stores to find where the products you need are located.
  2. Don’t get sidetracked.
    Stick with your plan and don’t be tempted by another deal you find that day. If it wasn’t on your list (or included in your budget) you don’t need it!
  3. Think comfort.
    It will be long day, so wear comfortable shoes and clothes and also consider bringing a friend to keep you company in the long lines – and to help keep you sane!

Above all, just try to enjoy the day if you’re brave enough to venture out. Even if the last product of an item on your list is snatched up right before your eyes, keep cool. You’ve still got a few weeks before the holidays; plus, you’ve got Cyber Monday deals coming in a few short days to pick up anything you may have missed! Happy shopping!