Always bet on "Black"!!
Who is Black Friday shopping this year? Maybe you are looking to buy the latest bargain. No matter what you are searching for, chances are you will want to make sure you are financially prepared for your big day of shopping. Black Friday is the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season.
Black Friday Financial Tips:
Planning: Be sure to plan ahead for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. One way to do that is to put a little money away all year long. That way, when November arrives, you'll be more prepared to take on all the expenses of the holiday season. You can even open a different savings account for the gifts on your list—and set up an automatic savings plan for each.
Do your research: Be sure to check comparison sites to make sure that you are getting the best deal.
Stay within your budget: Before shopping make sure that you have sat down and planned a budget for your Black Friday shopping. Having a set budget will help you to not overspend. Create a list of who you are buying gifts for and how much you will be spending on each person.
If you have no money to spend: You may be strapped for cash, but this can still be a holiday to look back on and smile. Gather your group of friends and head back to your place for a festive movie marathon complete with hot cocoa and warm holiday cheer. Then, gather the little ones around a cozy fireplace and talk about the origin or spirit of the season and what it means to you and your family.