Tip 71: It's Not Over 'Til the Black Friday Closing Bell Rings

September 14, 2011 | Posted By: Heather Stephens | Categorized in: Shopping
There are 71 days until Black Friday 2011 and we're counting them down with money saving and holiday shopping tips.

Today's Tip:


"It's not over, 'til it's over!"

We're going to be talking about mind games marketers play to get you to impulse buy in future Black Friday countdown posts, so stay tuned. But today's post is a little advanced dose of Kryptonite you can use against the stores who tell you that, "This is the best price ever to be offered" on your favorite gifts, only to drop prices more the very next week.

Keep a watch on any big ticket items you purchase and ask for price adjustments if the prices go down! Many stores have a policy on price adjustments that it has to fall within the time they allow for returns, but it's often worth the hassle to jump through their hoops if the price drops within that time frame.

Usually stores will require that you bring in your receipt and the item in an unused condition to receive credit, but if you've been following our tips, you're organized and will know right where those gifts and receipts are!


70 Tips to Go! :) Please feel free to share any black Friday countdown ideas you have and any topics you'd like me to touch upon in the comments below. :)
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