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Lindsay Sakraida

Lindsay Sakraida

Lindsay Sakraida specializes in writing about retail trends and lifestyle subjects, and her work with DealNews has appeared on MSN Money, Lifehacker, TIME, Business Insider, and more. As a freelance writer, she has been published in a variety of prominent publications, including New York Magazine and She's obsessed with music, movies, and tennis.

Lindsay Sakraida's Most Recent Blog Posts

Black Friday Sales Predictions 2017: Inside Info on the Most Likely Doorbusters!

It might seem early to be thinking about Black Friday, but smart shoppers know that preparation and budgeting are the keys to taking advantage of the sales.

So how good will the prices be? Will they actually be worth waiting for? We took a close look at deal prices throughout the year, as well as trends from Black Fridays past, and made 2017 Black Friday predictions for just about every item you might want to buy.

15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free. With a little patience and creativity, you can almost always find free stuff, be it music, books, or even a month of Amazon Prime.

I Flew to London on a Budget Airline for $380 — Here's What I Learned

Super cheap long-haul flights are becoming popular. But what are the trade-offs to get a flight to Europe that's cheaper than many domestic routes? One of our editors flew to London and found out that it's totally doable — if you're willing to give a few things up.

Best After-Christmas Sales of 2016: Stock Up at True Religion, Nike, & More

Christmas 2016 has come to an end, which means the after-Christmas sales are now in full swing. And you don't have to celebrate the holiday to take advantage of today's stellar discounts!

Best After-Christmas Women's Coat Deals: Get This Super Affordable Down Jacket

The month of January will undoubtedly bring colder weather, so now is the time to get your outerwear lineup set in stone. Many savvy and stylish options are available during this week's after-Christmas sales, and we've rounded up the best coat deals from The North Face, Betsey Johnson, and more.

Best After-Christmas Sales of 2016: Stores Are Slashing Prices on Clearance Items

Christmas 2016 has now come to an end, which means the after-Christmas sales are now in full swing. And you don't have to celebrate the holiday to take advantage of today's stellar discounts!

4 Smart Buys for Any Home Chef at Sur La Table's Warehouse Sale

Do cooking shows and the holidays inspire you to spend more time in the kitchen? Then perhaps it's time to check out the Sur La Table Warehouse Sale. The store is now cutting up to 75% off select items in its clearance section, and there are quite a few staples for budding chefs.

These 10 Items PROVE You Can Dress Sharply for Less Than $30

It can be a daunting endeavor to revamp your wardrobe with new staples, because the cost can quickly add up. But that's not the case if you shop Old Navy's latest sale! We scanned the discounts and picked out 10 items that look a lot more expensive than they are.

9 Designer Picks for Under $100 During Nordstrom Rack's Clearance Sale

Now that almost every department store has an online outlet for discounted designer goods, there's no reason why a fashion-loving shopper can't get notable names for a reasonable price. Case in point: Nordstrom Rack is currently slashing prices in its clearance section, and we nabbed the nine best options — all of which cost less than $100.

When Is the Victoria's Secret Semi-Annual Sale?

Are you eagerly awaiting the famed Semi-Annual sale at Victoria's Secret? Read our guide to see when it will start, and what kind of deals you can expect from the popular lingerie retailer.