Skip The Madness: Ban Black Friday This Year

With the holiday season among us, here’s a friendly reminder for you to skip the madness and ban Black Friday. You might think your getting great deals, but you’re still spending, spending, spending.

I’ve rarely shopped on Black Friday. The last time I did was about six years ago. I went to Best Buy to get a deal on an iPad Mini. I think I saved about $80. But I spent about three hours in the store waiting for help and waiting in line. And when I got home, it wasn’t even the right iPad.

Want Less Stress? Skip Black Friday

Crowds create stress. People are rushing and fighting to get what they want. It’s chaotic. You don’t need that. Think of all the better things you could do on Black Friday:

  • Go to the park.
  • Read a book.
  • Play a game.
  • Listen to music.
  • Take a trip out of town.

There are so many things that you could do to skip the madness. You could build relationships or practice productivity. Don’t consume just to consume. 

Want More Money? Skip Black Friday

When you shop, you spend. The last few years, my daughter and I have traveled for Christmas instead of doing the traditional thing.

When I skip Black Friday, and Christmas shopping in general, I save hundreds of dollars. I can use that money for travel.

In the end, I might still spend money for Christmas, but I get a great experience instead of stuff. And my daughter gets memories to last a lifetime.

Tell A Friend To Skip Black Friday

I hope I’ve convinced you to skip Black Friday this year. Now I want you to go out and convince someone else to do the same. Maybe, if enough people start skipping Black Friday, businesses will get the message.

Let’s start a revolution and take Christmas back!

Will you join me? Will you do something to break tradition this year and keep the holiday season a little more simple?

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Dan Erickson
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