Tips for Holiday Shopping
November 26, 2021 | White Rose Credit Union | Financial Wellness, Black Friday, Shopping
Black Friday is here and we have gathered some tips to help keep your holiday cheer bright as you navigate this busy shopping day!
Make a Plan
It is always important to start with a plan. Have a good idea of what you are looking to buy and how much money you can afford to spend. Sticking to guidelines is a good way to stay on track with your budget and not end up purchasing unnecessary items.
Deals Save You Money, Somewhat
There are a lot of great deals and sales this time of year, and it can be easy to buy more items because you feel you are saving money. While these sales do give you a discount on these items, remember that you are still spending money! Take advantage of deals, but only for items that are on your list, or things that you need and will really benefit from.
Research Your Purchases
A lot of high value items are purchased this time of year and often, these are thoughtless purchases. It is important to research before deciding to . Check to see if they have a warranty and other features before deciding on them. Also, make sure it is something you really need.
Consider Shopping Online
There are so many benefits of shopping online. It is easier to compare prices among retailers, and you skip the hassle of fighting crowds. Plus, sites like Amazon offer free shipping with their Amazon Prime membership, which allows you to save a lot of money and receive your items within 2 days!
With these tips, your holiday shopping is sure to go a little smoother. We hope we can help the holidays be a little less stressful for you!
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