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7 ways to avoid overspending on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Here's how to avoid overspending on Cyber Monday. (via @CNBCMakeIt)

3.12.2019

Here's how to avoid overspending on Cyber Monday. (via CNBCMakeIt)

Over 60% of Americans say that holiday shopping puts a strain on their finances. Yet experts say that there are some easy strategies you can employ during those tempting Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales to limit your overspending.

Here are seven ways to help you stick to your holiday shopping budget this year.

"Set your limits and make them known — there's nothing wrong with doing that and people will respect that," Griffin says. Talk with your family and come up with an amount per person that makes sense for everyone. Or you can set your own limits, such as $20 per person and let your family and friends know in advance what you're planning to do this holiday.

Some triggers are more subliminal, such as music. Music alone can cause shoppers to spend more, especially if they are impulse buys, according to a

Before you head to the store to do your holiday shopping, take the time to do your homework. Especially if you're planning to hit up Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Retailers release their ads in advance, so you can compare the advertised prices and promotions.

, where you can plug in the type of promotion, the original price and the discount and it will tell you if the deal is worth considering.

say that they are planning to stick to cash this holiday shopping season.

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