{Advice} Ways for Newlywed Couples to Save this Black Friday

A little while back we featured an article on how to save on weddings, with the help of Black Friday sales. If you didn't get a chance to read that article, here is the link.  Today we are excited to share some advice on how newlyweds can benefit from this post-holiday shopping day as well! Whether you are looking to complete your registry, or add to your newlywed abode, we hope you find these tips helpful.

You can't expect your guests to get everything on your registry, but newly married couples also can't afford to spend too much on household essentials like appliances and furniture. Black Friday is the ultimate compromise for this common couple predicament. If you're used to shopping on Black Friday as a single person, navigating the new needs of married life can make you feel out of the loop. If you've never shopped on Black Friday at all, you've got your work cut out for you.

Apps to Download

Clipping coupons and scouring websites takes more time than it should, but the latest Black Friday apps streamline the process for you. Make sure to download these top-rated apps for a quicker process that does all of the work for you.
  • Black Friday App by dealnews.com (iOS, Android, Free)- Sync saved ads and noteworthy discounts from dealnews.com using the company's user-friendly app, which makes it easy to compare prices and products side by side. To find good sales in the area, use the embedded GPS system to localize your search. Save items to your shopping list so you get exactly what you need when the hectic day arrives.
  • TGI Black Friday (iOS, Android, Free)- Frequent updates with ads from all the most popular retail stores ensures a successful shopping experience, while downloadable PDF Black Friday Ad Scans make it easy to cover all the mediums. You can even shop online for special deals available before Black Friday.
  • Black Friday 2013 by FatWallet.com (iOS, Android, Free)- Reviewers from USA Today have endorsed FatWallet.com's Black Friday 2013 app, along with thousands of satisfied customers. You can search for deals by category, store, category, price, brand or doorbusters. Even share your favorites on social media to give your friends a few hints for Christmas.

Tailoring Your Search

Whatever you do, DO NOT just go into the mall or a department store because you've heard vague details about "good deals." If you're going to wait through long lines and crowds of people, you better make sure it's worth it. When looking for new home furnishing and accessories, some stores are better than others.

  • Macy's- If you're in need of furniture or home goods, Macy's is the place to be this Black Friday. An Augusta brand seven-piece dining set will be marked down to $899, which will look fabulous with a $1,699 Milano Leather two-piece sectional for the living room.The department store also features great deals on bedding for your new King Size.
  • Walmart- Walmart and Amazon are neck and neck when it comes to electronics, but Walmart wins when it comes to new flat screens. The Emerson 32" Class LCD 720p 60Hz HDTV is selling for $148, or you could hook your new pad up with an extra fancy Vizio 60" LED 1080p 120Hz Smart TV with Wi-Fi access for $688.
  • Ace Hardware- With a new home and complete independence, making small repairs around the house is going to be up to you. Ace Hardware is offering a Black & Decker 20V Lithium Cordless Drill/Driver for $39.99 and a 10-piece wrench set for $9.99. While you're at it, invest in a $39.99 DieHard Battery Charger/Engine Starter for emergency moments.
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