Sunday, November 25, 2012
How will your finances affect your holiday spending?
Two-thirds of respondents to a recent poll by the NPD Group said they “plan to spend about the same” as last year, while 10 percent planned to “spend more.” With the economy and job situation still in flux for many families, we want to know what families in Medfield plan to do for Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gifts in 2012. Perhaps your financial situation hasn't changed from last year. Maybe it has but you changed your budget methods leading up to the shopping season. Tell us more in the comment section below.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Start planning your Black Friday shopping now.
Technology has changed the Thanksgiving tradition of flipping through the Black Friday newspaper circulars -- now you can look at them, in advance, on-line. Here are just a handful of the circulars that have been released already with deals that you find online today (if you'd like to shop on Turkey Day). Walmart Target Michaels AC Moore Kohls Best Buy Toys R Us Sports Authority Modells Dick’s Sporting Goods Macys This list is just a sampling of the many online circulars and specials. To search for more, check out these sites for Black Friday sales or check each individual business: The Black Friday BF Ads
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Black Friday can be intimidating, but here’s a strategy to make the best of it: Start with a list, search for coupons, start with your most expensive items from the list and locate your deals before venturing out.
1. Coupon Mountain Deal Time: All the time Where to Find It: http://www.couponmountain.com Coupon Codes, Promo Codes, and Free Online Coupons – you can print out coupons to take with you on Black Friday, or use them to stay home and shop online in your PJs. There’s a 40 percent off coupon to Justice good for the entire holiday season. The local stores will accept this online code for in store purchases. There are also printable coupons for Kohl’s, Dell, Amazon, and more! You don’t even have to enter a code at checkout for online shopping. You can click through from the coupon to get your instant savings. Look out for some amazing Target.com deals from CouponMountain.com too! 2. BFads.net Deal Time: Now through Black Friday Where to Find …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Is it worth it to fight the crowds on Black Friday?
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
With Veterans Day over, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. The weather is changing and Medfield residents are finalizing plans with family members for that Turkey-filled Thursday that begins with the Dover-Sherborn vs. Medfield High School football game at Calvin George Fisher Memorial Field at 10 a.m. And before you know it, it's Christmas season and crowds of people will be awaking from their food comas of turkey and pumpkin pie to catch the shopping deals on Black Friday. While many wait in lines and fight the crowds on the hectic day shopping day, others feel it is not worth it. On Tuesday, the Boston Globe is reporting many shops and retailers are being forced to adjust their Black Friday hours as a result of Massachusetts' 17th…