GET YOUR SHOPPING PLAN IN ORDER
Here we have listed some ideas on How to spend your money wisely on Black Friday.
Yes we know Black Friday happens once a year, but set a plan for your shopping spree.
Write down what you need and stick to your shopping list.
Make use of price bundles, this is a good way to get more units and value for your money.
Cut out or take a screen shot of the offers that you are interested in.
Don’t forget to compare prices online by doing a Google search.
For those of you that feel claustrophobic maybe it’s best to continue with online shopping.
This way you don’t waste time in malls and feel stressed out while shopping.
PLAN YOUR ROUTES
They say time is money, so beat the rush by getting up early to go to a mall.
Ensure that you know which mall you will do your shopping at, which stores you want to visit and how long you will be in each store.
This is a good way to keep in check with your time management skills.
SET A BUDGET
Before you set a budget for Black Friday, make sure you pay you’re not overspending first. The last thing you need is to run out of money to pay your day to day bills!
Phrase of the day, don’t give in to impulsive buying!
Cash is king, DO NOT USE YOUR CREDIT CARD OR STORE CARD
Don’t blow your budget on items or treats that’s not of use, spend it wisely
Remember money is like water or sand
Put it in your hands and it will be all gone within seconds.
BUY WHAT YOU NEED AND NOT WHAT YOU WANT
By all means enjoy the shopping but do not purchase unnecessary items
Work wisely with your hard earned money.
Take a certain amount with you to the shops don’t walk around with all your cards or cash.
KEEP YOUR RECEIPT
Know the return policies of stores find out if you can return the items if you are not 100% sure.
Remember they are not all the same so ask if you are unsure about the stores returns policy.
AN EXTRA DISCOUNT ON TOP OF THE BLACK FRIDAY DEALS
If you are a student or pensioner check with the retail staff if you will receive an extra discount.
Go homemade, it is always a good idea to leave a bit of your creative touch to gifts rather than spending lots of money in shops.
If you can tick off the long list then WELL DONE to you and your Christmas to do list.
Remember to KEEP CALM during this period.
Don’t forget to treat all shop assistants with respect some of the staff will work double shifts on Black Friday and perhaps days leading up to Black Friday as they prepare for the big day.
We hope you now know how to spend your money wisely on BLACK FRIDAY!
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