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How to start preparing for the Black Friday season to save the most

Posted at 6:00 AM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-29 19:40:12-04

Shopping is what I like to do, and finding deals...that's my passion! Luckily, Black Friday sales are right around the corner.

So what kind of bargains can you expect on electronics?

Good news:Forbesmagazine has already done some of the homework, analyzing the deals from the past few years. Forbes says Best Buy, Walmart, and Target follow predictable formats.

So expect:

                --$200 – $300 gift cards with a new iPhone

                --iPads as low as $229.

                --PS4 bundles for $275.

                --Expect to pay $399 for Xbox One bundles

                -- 55 inch 4ktvs should start at about $200.

Most of the major ads will likely start to leak on November 5th, but that doesn't mean you should wait for those deals.

Shopping experts with say, “if you see a good deal and it looks too good to pass up, don't pass it up because you don't know if that item is still gonna be available.”

So that means keep checking your favorite stores for deals.

Sites, Dealnews andRetailmenot will also help you save.

So should you spend Thanksgiving waiting in long lines to get the best deals?

According to, “If you don't wanna deal with the crowds, elbows getting thrown, you can still find most everything you're looking for in store, online as well.”

We will be confirming all of the leaked ads and showing you tools to help you navigate and save no matter where you shop during the Black Friday season.

Keep checking back for updates.