Black Friday is only 4 weeks away (yes, I’m counting—this is my Superbowl, yo), and I could not be more excited! It’s important to be prepared so you don’t get caught up in the hype and spend more than you had intended.
It’s time to start checking my lists against the retail ads! Some stores will be releasing their ads in the next couple weeks, but I count on early release sites for the bulk of my planning. They get sneak peaks of Black Friday ads to help you prepare for the biggest shopping day of the year.
Here is list of Black Friday sites so you can find your go-to resource:
Each site has its own unique features and tools. I tend to use a variety to find what I need to be prepared, but you’ll probably land on a favorite if you just poke around a bit. Be sure to check back next month for more Black Friday tips — we’ll be sharing stories, tricks and advice for finding all the best deals if you head out on the biggest shopping day of the year.
Is anyone else as excited as I am?!
A version of this post originally appeared on November 16, 2009.