Q: What is your best (and most unique) tip for those that brave the stores for Black Friday?
Courtney Solstad, My Crazy Savings: My best tip is to team shop! Have a plan before getting in the store and divide and conquer!
Kelly Whalen, The Centsible Life: Don't! It's typically not worth your time to spend hours in line to save.
Christina Brown, Northern Cheapskate: Study up on the features of the products you want to buy. Some major discount stores get stripped-down versions of electronics, so be sure you're buying the product you think you are. A really great price on a TV or a digital photo frame might not be all that great if the product is of poor quality. Try to find some online reviews of the exact model in the advertisement to make sure that the deal is worth the money.
Erin Huffstetler, My Frugal Home: Stop by the stores that you plan to shop at a day or two before Black Friday to locate the items that you'll be shopping for, so you don't waste time hunting for them on the day of the sale. Read More »