Shopping alternatives for the super frugal. Shopping alternatives for Black Friday
November 23rd, also known as "Black Friday", famously earned its nickname from being the first date on a retailer's calendar year when the accounting books showed a credit in a black ink, rather than a loss in red ink.
Unfortunately for today's consumer, the innocent date that once signified the start of a profitable year for retailers has now seemingly evolved into a full-body contact sport. Once seasoned Black Friday shoppers begin arming themselves with first aid kids and pepper spray, we have a problem!
If I may, I'd like to suggest an alternative Black Friday routine that will not only keep your sanity and sleep patterns intact, but keep your bank account in tip-top financial shape:
First stop: Your local thrift stores. Hit up the big chains to start. Many Goodwill stores have fantastic Black FridayRead More »from Black Friday Shopping Guide for the Super-Frugal