As we get closer to Thanksgiving, it also means we're getting closer to the busiest (and some also think the worst) shopping day of the year: Black Friday.

With a lot of retailers already getting a jump start on deals and others waiting until next week, is there even the need to wait until Black Friday anymore to save?

There are more and more retailers every year that will be opening their doors on Thanksgiving evening, too. This leaves a bad taste in some people's mouths that believe everyone deserves the day off to spend time with their families and friends.

So the real question is: