Black Friday and Cyber Monday are pretty new things in the UK. After all, we don’t have Thanksgiving. But they’ve made their way across the pond, and people often use them to get a good deal. But are they really all that? Panic buying isn’t necessary when there are other great ways to save some money.
There Are Other Great Seasonal Sales
For one thing, there are other seasonal sales that are just as good, if not better. Traditionally, Boxing Day and January sales have been big ones in the UK, as well as other bank holidays. The great thing about many of these seasonal sales is they don’t last only a day.
Sale Items Are Available All Year
You don’t have to wait for a big sales event to grab a bargain. There are always sales items and special offers, both in stores and online. And you’ll often be able to grab more of a genuine bargain, especially from clearance and outlet items.
You Probably Don’t Even Need It
The ultimate way to save money is not to buy any at all. Before you buy anything in any sale, ask yourself if you really need it. If you’re buying something you weren’t already planning on buying, are you really saving any money?
You Can Make Some Savings With Your Own Skills
If you’re a super savvy shopper, you can save money when items aren’t even on sale. For example, knowing how to haggle can get you far. You can come to an agreement on a lower price purely using your conversational skills.
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