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Blog Archives for October 2017

12 Ways to Prepare for Black Friday Like a Pro

We've got 12 strategies to help you navigate Black Friday like a pro. Read on to see when you should start watching for deals, how to keep your budget intact, and how to avoid disappointment.

Your Guide to All the Best Military Discounts

Military discounts can help you save big on food, travel, clothing, and more. Check out our comprehensive list of offers for active duty or veteran personnel.

Black Friday Store Guides for the Top Retailers

Putting together a Black Friday strategy can be difficult, especially when all the ads haven't been released. Not to worry! We took a hard look at our archives to see what kinds of trends we can expect from Amazon, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and more.

Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

What if you could only shop on one day? Our research shows that Black Friday comes up short compared to Thanksgiving. But depending on what specific items you want to buy, you may be more likely to find a better offer on Black Friday or Cyber Monday.

Kohl's Black Friday Ad Analysis: 4K Samsung TV Beats Our Predictions!

The Kohl's Black Friday ad is here! Among the pages, we found spectacular price drops on a 4K TV, the Xbox One S, and Google Home. Read on for our full analysis.

Reduce, Reuse, Save: 10 Ways to Help the Earth AND Your Budget

Recycling and reusing items reduces waste, preserves resources, and leaves planet Earth an overall nicer place to live — but can it save you money in the long run? You bet! Follow these 10 tips to go green and save green at the same time.

8 Champion Outlet Picks to Make Winter Workouts Happen

Warm, comfy clothes will be key to your survival this winter, and luckily Champion is taking up to 75% off outlet styles. We've picked eight pieces for exercise and everyday life to help you get in gear — even when it's freezing.

The 9 Best Things to Buy in November — And It's NOT Just Black Friday TVs!

TVs, laptops, and home appliances will fall to their best-ever prices this November, but wait until December to shop for winter apparel and gift cards.

Thanksgiving Will Top Black Friday for Deals (Again)

Thanksgiving once again beat Black Friday for sheer deal quality in 2016, and we think it'll do it again this year. But with stores cutting back on Turkey Day hours, Black Friday could reclaim the crown soon.

8 Clever Shirts From BustedTees' 50% Off Sale

BustedTees is taking 50% off select regular-priced T-shirts via coupon code "FCKQHNP". We've picked out eight shirts that are a bit more clever than just literal logos, so you can feel good about wearing your fandom.

The 7 Best Credit Cards for Gas Rewards

If you spend time behind the wheel, or even on a motorcycle, gas rewards can end up putting some extra money in your pocket. Read on for our top picks for the best gas credit cards.

11 Ways Black Friday Will Be Different in 2017

While the 2017 Black Friday season is bound to be familiar, it definitely won't be the same as last year. Because savvy shoppers are already prepping their Black Friday strategies, we've created a list of the biggest changes to expect.

Almost Every Streaming Device Just Got a Huge Update

The streaming media player marketplace just got a big shakeup, as Amazon, Apple, and Roku all recently announced new models. We're taking an in-depth look at the latest streaming gadgets, including what they might cost during Black Friday.

8 Things to Know About Amazon's New Echo Devices

Amazon has added three Echo devices to its lineup just in time for the holiday season. Here's everything you need to know about the new Echo models, how they compare to older versions, and what deals to expect on Black Friday.

The 6 Best Hotel Credit Cards for Rewards

The best hotel credit cards offer benefits such as free hotel stays and late checkout, which can make your vacations or business trips a little more comfortable. We'll show you how to find the best hotel credit card for you.

9 Fall Camping Essentials on Sale at REI

October is a great time for camping. If that sounds appealing but you don't have the gear, head over to REI Garage and get up to 60% off a selection of apparel, shoes, and camping gear. Here are nine outdoor basics you'll need to camp in comfort.

What's the Deal With Layaway?

Looking for a way to afford the holidays without killing your monthly budget? Here's everything you need to know about layaway, including which stores will offer it this holiday season, and which ones won't.

Toys"R"Us Declared Bankruptcy. Now What?

Toys"R"Us recently filed for bankruptcy, but that doesn't mean the company is closing its doors. On the contrary, the retailer plans to operate normally during the bankruptcy process. Read on for our full analysis.

Every Pumpkin Spice Thing You Can Buy This Fall

Pumpkin spice lattes aren't the only place to get a little fall flavor. From foods to home goods, here's a look at some of the pumpkin products that can help you usher in the season.

Embrace Your Weirdness With These Picks on Sale at ThinkGeek

Some interests will always remain a bit niche. Never fear — ThinkGeek has those covered, and is taking up to 60% off select items as part of its Friday the Halloweenth Sale. Here are seven picks that skew a little weird, but in the best way.

These 2 Features Help Men's Dress Shoes Last Forever

Many men don't want to pay hundreds of dollars for fashion, but high-quality shoes can last years longer than a cheaper pair. We'll show you how you can get the most quality for your dollar at any price point.

When Does Ralph Lauren Go on Sale?

Sales on Ralph Lauren items aren't uncommon, but not all of the iconic brand's discounts are created equal. Here's our breakdown of the six best ways to save on Ralph Lauren.

Columbus Day Sales Are This Weekend! Here's What to Expect

Before the Black Friday hype train arrives, Columbus Day sails in with sales of its own —, in fact, many sales have already started. Read on to discover everything you'll need to know this weekend.

8 Ways to Save on Halloween

It's easy to spend more on Halloween than you expect, especially when costumes and decor are factored in. But if you shop wisely, you can save up to 50% on everything you'll need for the holiday.

10 Costumes to Buy at Target's Sale Before They're Gone

If you're still browsing for a Halloween costume, check out Target, where you can buy one costume or accessory and get 50% off a second. We've rounded up 10 costumes that qualify, so you can take care of your costume before pickings get slim.

The Top 5 Stores for Black Friday Deals Online in 2017

Where can you find the biggest Black Friday savings online? To help you find out, we combed through last year's sales to see which sites offered the most and best deals.

How to Get a Deal on a Halloween Costume

Some of your favorite stores offer impressive discounts on Halloween costumes and decor. We took a look at spooky seasons past to help you sort the Halloween deals from the duds in 2017.

Black Friday Clothing Predictions 2017: Wait for Cyber Monday

The Black Friday shopping season offers many wonderful chances to snag significant savings on style. Here's when and where to look for the best Black Friday deals on what you wear.

8 Cool Pieces on Sale at adidas

adidas has added a selection of new stock to its men's, women's, and kids' sale sections, in which items are marked up to 50% off. We've picked out eight discounted adidas items that are sporty and stylish.

The First Black Friday Ad of 2017 Is Here!

The very first Black Friday ad is already here — and it's 10 days earlier than last year! Harbor Freight Tools is once again the first leak. Read on to see which stores we think will be next.

Black Friday Toy Predictions 2017: Skip Anything That's Not 50% Off

If you're buying any toys for the holidays, you're probably buying quite a few. So finding the best ways to save can pay off big! Learn where and when to shop for Black Friday toy deals, and what kinds of deals to look for.