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SmartMoney Podcast: ‘Does Black Friday Live Up to the Hype?’

Nov. 18, 2019
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Welcome to NerdWallet’s SmartMoney podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions — in 15 minutes or less.

This week’s question is from Mark in New Orleans. He says: “Every year my family drags me along to go Black Friday shopping, and every year it seems to get more miserable, but my family swears by the deals. I’m wondering if Black Friday deals are actually the best prices?”

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