The secrets to shopping on BLACK FRIDAY! [How to get the deals and survive the madness]

The secrets to shopping on BLACK FRIDAY! [How to get the deals you want, and survive the madness] from

As many of you know, I’m not one to post many coupons or deals. Because though they help, becoming Financially Fit is about much more than coupons and deals! So I won’t be posting Black Friday deals on this site. However…this is the place to learn all the best secrets, so you can go forth and conquer wherever YOU choose to do your Black Friday shopping!

Last year I did an interview with a local magazine about my best Black Friday shopping tips and tricks, so I thought I’d repost these killer tips with you as you prepare for B.F this year. Enjoy!

Pssst…See my overall opinion of B.F. at the bottom.

The Secrets to Shopping on Black Friday:

The secrets to shopping on Black Friday! from

1. Do your research BEFORE the Black Friday ads come out.

Throughout the season, start noticing the junk mail, commercials, billboards, and signs at the mall. Sometimes stores will mark UP their product, so as to be able to then slash it 50% or more for Black Friday. Also, research the Cyber Monday deals! Many people don’t even consider Cyber Monday. It’s the Monday after BF, and it’s basically the online retailers’ Black Friday.

2. Decide in advance what you NEED. 

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