If you’re going to buy – go buy now
While I’m not a huge proponent of spending money on things you do not need, I am a big supporter of buying the things you plan to buy anyway when they are on sale.
This post is just a quick reminder to pay attention to the great sales that are going on this time of year.
If you were planning to buy more end of the year items, now is the best time to do it. Many of us are still on Christmas break so we have all day to go do whatever we wish (God bless these times!) So if you do need to pick up some items, especially if you were looking to purchase some additional Christmas decorations, go get them right now.
If you don’t want to leave the comfort of your lazy boy, check out the year end deals at Amazon.com.
Why stores are having big sales
Christmas decorations will be your best bet to save, but remember that stores are looking to completely rid their stock of anything that screams 2009 so they can usher in the new stock for a fresh start with 2010. What does that mean for the frugal shopper? It means we should be able to take advantage of sales up to 90% off regularly priced items.
Don’t forget to haggle
Not only will you be able to take advantage of great sales, since the stores want desperately to get rid of their existing stock, why not try haggling to get an even better price? This is probably the best time of year to haggle and one of the only times you might be able to have success doing it even at regular department stores.
What kind of deals did you get?
If you were able to take advantage of a sale, or haggle your way into a lower price… let us know about it here. C’mon you know you want to brag about the incredible deal you got… and inquiring minds want to know!