After scouring the ads on Thanksgiving, you may be wondering if there is a way to get more savings than just the advertised specials.Check the items you have circled. Then go online to see if there are any coupons offered. While most businesses won’t offer coupons, keep your eyes open for rebate offers and also offers such as cash back at the register, or cash back off your next purchase at that same store, which is a good as cash in your hand. Also some places will offer, for example, $5 off every $25 purchase.Black Friday is a great day to buy gifts for Christmas, but it can also be a great day to purchase other items which are more essential. Great deals can be found on blue jeans, t-shirts, bedding and at drug stores or mart stores, you can find specials on shampoo, makeup, and even food items.If you are struggling to make ends meet, then try buying grocery items on this day as well as presents. Again, check online to see if there are coupons to make these grocery items cost as little as possible, or maybe even get it for free! Comparing the sale prices on groceries with your saved Sunday coupons will also add up to great savings.An alternative way to make ends meet is if you find an extraordinary special deal on Black Friday, buy the item and sell it on eBay, Craigslist or even at a yard sale. Every little bit of extra money comes in handy at this time of year.