How to cash in on Black Friday fever (without shedding tears later)

Consumers are looking forward to tomorrow.

Geoff Lee, Barclays Africa

South African retailers and consumers have caught on – Black Friday is huge!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Geoff Lee, Head of Cards Division at Barclays Africa.

Lee gave advice on spending responsibly while cashing in on Black Friday fever.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

We saw an 81% increase in spending last year on Black Friday.

Geoff Lee, Barclays Africa

Stick to your budget!

Geoff Lee, Barclays Africa

Prioritise your current debt before pursuing additional purchases.

Geoff Lee, Barclays Africa

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