Here’s How You Can Save Even More Money Black Friday [SPONSORED]
Black Friday is just a few short weeks away! Are you excited? We are! We'll be hanging out at Hamilton Mall that morning and eying up those Black Friday deals. One of the most satisfying feelings is looking at your receipt to see just how much you saved. What if we told you that you can save even more money than just buying those Black Friday deals? Sounds pretty good right?
There are little hacks that can save you even more money on Black Friday that go above and beyond the sales. Check out 6 ways you can save even more money this Black Friday and don't forget to stop by and say hi at Hamilton Mall!
Make a list.
Sometimes we get a little too wrapped up in the sales and buy more than we wanted to. Sticking to a list will keep you focused and not wastefully spend money. A little pre-planning will save you money in the long run.
RetailMeNot is a great site and app that you can use all year round. Go to the site or app and type in the store you are at. They will pull up coupons that you can use in store or online. Another great tool is they sell gift cards at a discount. You can buy gift cards for the stores you will be going to ahead of time and use them to buy your gifts on Black Friday.
Find out which stores accept competitor's coupons.
A.C. Moore, Michael's, and Jo-Ann Fabric all accept each other's coupons. Bed Bath and Beyond also accepts competitor's coupons. Do some research before you set out to see if the stores you plan on hitting will accept competitor's coupons.
Find out which stores price match.
Many stores do price match other stores and, even better, is that some stores will even price match Amazon's prices. Here is a list of stores that price match Amazon. Be sure to double check to make sure the store has not changed their policy. Here are stores that price match other stores.
Take advantage of store credit cards.
If you already have credit cards to your favorite stores, you may be able to save even more money during Black Friday. Some stores will offer even more discounts if you are using or open their credit card.
Get cash back.
Target will often have deals where if you buy a certain amount of a particular item or category of items you will receive a Target gift card. Pro tip: break up your purchase to use the gift card the same day. Pay for the items that will give you the gift card first, then use that gift card for the rest of your items in a second transaction. Kohl's is also big with their Kohl's Cash.