How to Prepare for Shopping on Black Friday


An Associated Content article about Black Friday gives several helpful tips for shopping on Black Friday. It’s as if it is its own holiday so you want to be prepared!

With the holiday season right around the corner that can only mean one thing its time to gear up for the annual Black Friday events. What is Black Friday you might ask, it’s the day after thanksgiving, the kick off of the holiday shopping season, a day you will find great deals, and lots of people. If you have never done a black Friday before you will need to have a plan worked out ,you can start this by getting a notebook and all the ads from the stores in your area, they will come out on thanksgiving in your morning paper.

Getting a Jump on Black Friday Savings

News 3 of Las Vegas reports on the best way to go about Black Friday. Since prices are already going down, when is the best time to buy? The news report can be found here.

Black Friday, which kicks off the holiday shopping season, is three weeks away. If you like bargains, the wait may be worth it. But that doesn’t mean you have to wait to start scoping out the deals.

The Saving You Money Team shows you where to look.

It’s a day-after-Thanksgiving ritual. Shoppers lining up for hours to get first dibs at holiday sales. But with budgets tight, consumers are being extra cautious this year. Many are not buying until they’re sure they’ve found the best deal around.

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Holiday Sales


Smartmoney writes about how you can get the most of of holiday deals on Black Friday and also shows you what’s in store for certain retailers.

Walk through any department store or big-box retailer and it’s evident that Black Friday has arrived early this year.

Bracing for what might turn out to be the worst holiday shopping season in two decades, retailers like Kmart, Wal-Mart and JC Penney are trying to get consumers in the holiday-spending spirit as early as possible. This year, deals typically reserved for the day after Thanksgiving are being rolled out as soon as retailers have a chance to clear the shelves of Halloween costumes and decorations.

How to Prepare for Black Friday Shopping


Black Friday can be a stressful event to take part of especially with the rush of customers, the long lines, and the lookout for items. eHow has provided a list that will help you manage this stress-filled day a little better.

Many consider Black Friday to be the biggest shopping day of the year. The day after Thanksgiving is the unofficial start of holiday shopping season. You’ll find great bargains on many of your Christmas gifts. But, you will also witness hundreds of voracious shoppers all vying for the same items. Here are a few tips to help prepare for this momentous and stressful event.

Black Friday nears: Consumers told to use caution before holidays


The El Paso Times advises for shoppers to be careful and plan out how they will spend their money in order to maintain a good credit store.

“A year’s worth of financial progress can be squandered during the holiday shopping season without planning and discipline,” said Greg McBride, senior financial analyst with Bankrate.com.

Develop a game plan and a budget for the holiday season, save for holiday expenditures instead of charging up your credit cards, and don’t be afraid to scale back this year if you’re facing an uncertain job situation or you’re behind on your bills, McBride said.

Shop Black Friday for digital gear deals


USATODAY writes about shopping for digital gear on Black Friday and the sales you can expect on certain items as well as what would probably not be on sale.

Despite what you see in stores right now, the Friday after Thanksgiving begins the traditional Christmas shopping season. It’s called Black Friday to mark the day retailers make profits and are “in the black.” It’s also the day for extended shopping hours, crowded stores and deeply discounted prices.

Why You’ll Buy a Netbook On Black Friday


Mike Elgan of Datamation notes that the netbook will be popular this year as it is affordable and the perfect gift. They also have a list of tips on how to get great netbook deals this Black Friday.

First, unless the Grinch finds a way to keep Christmas from coming, the holidays will soon be upon us. Netbooks make perfect gifts because the cost is low, the value is high, and everybody wants one. Unlike other gadgets, netbooks are popular among all age groups, from 9 to 99. They’re even great gifts for people who already own desktop, laptop and other netbook computers. You can never be too rich, too thin or have too many netbooks.

Read Mike’s full article »