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10 Holiday Gifts to Skip (and What to Buy Instead)

Instead of blowing your holiday gift budget, consider these alternative items that will help you avoid holiday debt. Check out our list of the 10 best alternatives to some of this year's most popular gifts.

5 Stores That Will Upgrade Your Shipping for Free for the Holidays

Christmas is nearly here and if you still have some shopping to wrap up, you're in luck! Some retailers are spreading the holiday cheer by upgrading your shipping options to make sure your gifts arrive in time for the big day.

8 Things That Will Be MORE Expensive in 2018

In 2018 you'll likely see price increases that will hurt your pocketbook. Fortunately, the first step to avoiding high prices is to be aware of them. So let's run down the list of products and services you can expect to be more expensive next year.

What to Expect From 2018 Shopping

If you're wondering what the retail landscape will look like in 2018, the buzzwords are numerous. Shopping will look less and less like it did a decade, or even five years ago. Check out our full analysis.

Is 'Green Monday' REALLY the Last Day You Can Order Online for Christmas?

Today is Green Monday! It's said to be one of the best sale days of the year and the last day to order items in time for Christmas. But is any of that true? Here's everything you need to know.

Christmas Shipping Deadlines for 2017: Make Sure It Arrives in Time!

Avoid the stress of a last-minute mall stop this holiday season. If you're shopping online, check out these cutoff dates to ensure your gifts arrive by Christmas.

Don't Buy the 5 Most Frequently Returned Gifts

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for someone special or just shopping for your office Secret Santa, we'll help you sort out those presents that are more likely to be returned.

11 Gifts That Seem Expensive, but Aren't

When you want to save money, but still impress others with your gift-giving prowess, a little creativity can go a long way. Fool your loved ones in the best way possible with these 11 gift ideas that seem expensive, but aren't.

Everything You Need to Know About Holiday Returns

You want to buy holiday gifts that can be returned easily if they don't work out. So we're giving you the essential info on holiday returns, from the fine print to look for to the retailers with the best policies.

Is 'Green Monday' REALLY the Last Day You Can Order Online for Christmas?

Green Monday is said to be one of the best sale days of the year and the last day to order items in time for Christmas. Here's everything you need to know.

The 11 Best Things to Buy Before (and Immediately After) Christmas

Black Friday makes November a prime time for deals, but December still has a lot to offer. We've scoured the DealNews archives from years gone by, to guide you in your quest for the best purchases for December.

5 Ways to Deal With Common Warranty Pitfalls

If warranties are supposed to protect you when products fall apart, then what are you supposed to do when the warranty falls apart? Here are five strategies to help you handle common warranty problems.

Our 10 Favorite Classic Holiday Commercials — in GIF Form!

We've collected our 10 favorite Christmas commercials from the '80s and '90s, ranging from classics everyone remembers to more bizarre treasures you're bound to love. Check them out for some holiday feels!

Best Cyber Monday Home Deals: Save 20% on Casper Mattresses!

Cyber Monday is a great time to score awesome savings on home goods, so we've rounded up the best >home deals you have to see today. Be sure to check back though, as we'll be updating this page with even more offers as we see them.

What Do You Think of This Year's Black Friday Sales?

Let's discuss: What did you think about this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? Did you end up buying anything? Do you have any pleasant surprises or crazy stories? We want to hear all about it!

Best Cyber Monday Apple Deals: Save $500 on a MacBook Pro With Touch Bar!

Whether you're shopping for a new MacBook, an iPad, or an iPhone, Cyber Monday is an excellent time to find it. That's why we've rounded up the best Apple deals.

What to Expect From Target Cyber Monday Sales in 2017

Target has become a big force on Cyber Monday. If you're looking to snag cyber savings from the store with the big red bullseye, here's everything you need to know.

What to Expect From Best Buy Cyber Monday Sales in 2017

Best Buy is one of the best places to snag high-tech deals during the holiday season. But if you want to make the most of Best Buy Cyber Monday sales, you'd better start early. Check out our full guide!

What to Expect From Walmart Cyber Monday Sales in 2017

When it comes to Cyber Monday, Walmart's sales start earlier and often end later than the short-lived sales you may find elsewhere. Here's everything you need to know to get the best bargains at Walmart on Cyber Monday and throughout Cyber Week.

What to Expect From Amazon Cyber Monday Sales in 2017

Amazon's Cyber Monday sale is like a vast deal wilderness. We've got the tips you need to navigate the Lightning Deals, waitlists, Prime perks, and more.

These 10 Stores Will Have the Best Cyber Monday Deals in 2017

These 10 stores hosted Black Friday-caliber offers last Cyber Monday. In fact, some retailers actually beat their own Black Friday deals. Read on to see where you should be shopping.

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for Cyber Monday 2017

Cyber Monday may take a back seat to Black Friday, but this shopping holiday has its fair share of deals, too. Find out everything you need to know with our most recent Cyber Monday articles.

4 Things That Are BETTER to Buy on Cyber Monday

Black Friday is known for its glut of discounts, but not all of them are worth it. Fortunately, we've picked out four items that you might have better luck with on Cyber Monday.

12 Black Friday Freebies to Look for Today and Tomorrow

Heading out to stores today or tomorrow? Keep an eye out for these freebies, most of which are at stores that won't have crazy crowds.

7 Ways Cyber Monday Is Different From Black Friday

Cyber Monday is often written off as Black Friday's less-awesome sibling, but that's unfair. Read on to learn a little more about everyone's second-favorite shopping holiday.

Thanksgiving & Black Friday 2017 Store Hours: Many Stores Open TODAY

It's finally here! Many stores will open for Black Friday sales this evening, so make sure you plan accordingly.

Apple Black Friday 2017: These Deals Are Live NOW

In the market for a new iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Black Friday is a surprisingly great time to get big discounts on Apple products.

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.

Why Wait? The Best Black Friday Deals You Can Get NOW

The deals are starting early this year, which means you might be able to get your shopping done before Thanksgiving.

In-Store Only Black Friday Deals Are Dying Out

For years we've said you can shop for most Black Friday deals online, aside from the few doorbusters that are in-store only. But our research shows that even that might be changing.

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 our tips to see when you should start watching for deals, how to keep your budget intact, and how to avoid disappointment.

Thanksgiving Will Top Black Friday for Deals (Again)

Thanksgiving once again beat Black Friday for 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.