Will You Celebrate Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day?

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[Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving! Tomorrow is Black Friday ... or Buy Nothing Day. How will tomorrow set the tone for your holiday season? Caroline has some suggestions if you want to keep it low-key in 2011. -Rita]

Make Your Christmas Decisions Now

How Big Does it Need to Be? If gifts are a must, think about drawing names in every possible scenario. Perhaps among the adult members of your immediate family? Among the brother/brother-in-laws and sisters/sister-in-laws in my family, we draw names and have a maximum spending amount. We ask each person to write down a list of a few things they’d really like to have, and then the person who draws their name can choose from that list, so that it’s still a surprise. But we’re not wasting money on stuff we don’t actually want. {Score!}

Black Friday at Walmart

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