POSTED: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 3:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 9:12am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Tracey Phillips has been preparing for Black Friday since last Thanksgiving.
When it comes to saving money, she is a professional.
"I'll be spending 3,000 dollars and after all the coupons and savings I'll be saving about 2500," Phillips says.
Instead of heading for the usual door busters, you can get extra cash bonuses by signing up for reward programs online or downloading shopping saving apps to your phone.
"When you combine the gift cards I've gotten with the coupons and the sales, a lot of items I'll be getting for free," Phillips says. "Others I'll be paying pennies on the dollar for."
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