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Apple Black Friday Predictions 2017: Will We See Deals on the iPhone 8?

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

Coffee Day Is This Week! Here Are the Freebies You Can Expect

National Coffee Day is September 29! To help you prepare, we're rounding up all the offers we've already confirmed for 2017. Read on to see all the ways you can get your caffeine fix.

What to Expect From Columbus Day Sales 2017

Before the Black Friday hype train arrives, Columbus Day sails in with sales of its own — and October 9 will be here before you know it. Discover everything you'll need to know about these discounts.

Black Friday Beauty Predictions 2017: There's No Bad Time to Shop

Looking good's not always easy, and it's definitely not always cheap! But around Black Friday, beauty and grooming products get a lot more affordable. Shoppers just need to know where to find the best deals.

Coffee Day Is Next Week! These Are the Freebies You Can Expect

National Coffee Day is September 29! To help you prepare, we've rounded up the best deals from last year that we expect to return, as well as all the offers we've already confirmed for 2017.

Black Friday Tablet Deal Predictions 2017: Over $100 Off Current-Gen iPads

Last year, we saw amazing deals on iPads, Surface hybrids, Fire tablets, and Android slates. Whether you have hundreds of dollars to spend, or less than $50, you're sure to find a tablet that fits your budget on Black Friday.

Don't Wait Until Black Friday! 7 Things You Should Buy NOW

October can be a precarious month for shoppers. But some items will indeed drop to better prices this month, thanks in part to Columbus Day and Halloween sales. Cars, gardening tools, and more are at their best prices in October.

Do You Need to Buy Flood Insurance?

Recent events may have you thinking about flood insurance. Even those living outside of traditional floodplains can find their homes underwater if the weather turns foul. Read on to learn what flood insurance is, and whether you need it.

Black Friday Travel Predictions 2017: Flight and Hotel Deals Under $50

If you're flexible about travel dates and destinations, you can score plenty of vacation deals on Black Friday. Here's how you can make travel plans at bargain prices during the holiday season.

How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Pet?

Looking to adopt a new furry friend? Here's all the info you need on where to find one, what you can expect to pay, and how to save on adoption fees.

Black Friday Laptop Deals 2017: Your Dollar Will Go Further Than Ever Before

This year's Black Friday laptop predictions may look a lot like last year's, but the specs show that you're getting a lot more. It's easier than ever to get a bevy of features, storage, and RAM for just a few hundred dollars.

Black Friday TV Predictions 2017: 4K Prices Will Be Almost as Cheap as 1080p

Check out our 2017 predictions for Black Friday TV deals, featuring the expected prices for sets of every size and resolution! It's going to be a banner year for 4K, with sets in all sizes dropping to record lows.

Now Is the Best Time to Book a Flight for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is still weeks away, so you probably aren't concerned about making your travel plans. Drop everything! Even if you're focused on other holidays like Halloween, the truth is that now is the best time to save big on holiday airfare.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Free Checked Bags

Depending on the airline you choose, it can cost you hundreds of dollars just to check your luggage. That's why it might make sense to get a credit card that offers free checked bags. Read on for our full rundown of the five best cards that offer this perk.

Here's When the New iPhones Will Go on Sale

All the big U.S. carriers will have the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X. However, each carrier is offering slightly different deals. Read on for everything we know so far, plus the scoop on discounts we could see for Black Friday and beyond.

Black Friday Streaming Device Predictions 2017: Everything Will Be Under $100

Shoppers hoping for deals on streaming devices this Black Friday have a lot to look forward to. From feature-rich offerings like the Chromecast Ultra to budget-minded sticks like the Roku Express, there's a device for every budget and need.

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.

Black Friday Home Goods Predictions 2017: Kitchen Gadgets Fall to $8

The Black Friday season is a great time to pick up home goods, with deals on anything you might need for your kitchen or garage. Sales on large appliances may be hard to find, but look for some of the year's best savings for kitchen gear and tools. Read on for our full breakdown.

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

On their own, toys can seem like little, inconsequential purchases. But if you're buying any for the holidays, you're probably buying quite a few. So finding the best ways to save can still pay off big! Learn where and when to shop for Black Friday toy deals, and what kinds of deals to look for.

Black Friday Video Games 2017: Huge Savings on Xbox One S, PS4 Slim, and VR

Do you have a gamer wishing for immersive VR this year? Maybe they want to add the year's biggest titles to their collection? No matter what's on your shopping list, our Black Friday gaming predictions will help save your wallet and your sanity.

Black Friday Electronics Predictions 2017: Echo and Home Will Drop Under $100

Black Friday electronics deals go way beyond the best prices on TVs and laptops. Savvy shoppers know they can score all-time lows on everything from home assistants to smartwatches.

Black Friday Clothing Predictions 2017: Wait for Cyber Monday

The Black Friday shopping season offers so 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.

Black Friday Phone Predictions 2017: Samsung Will Be Priced Aggressively

If you're in the market for a new phone, it might be worth your while to hold off until Black Friday — especially if you're in the market for an Android phone. This is the guide for you, as we predict the best deals you might see on a smartphone.

10 Sneaky Ways Retailers Fool You Into Spending More

Each day, stores try to make us put more into our carts and rack up a bigger bill at checkout. Let's look at how shops convince us to open our wallets — which might help us spend just a bit less.

The Best Birthday Freebies: A Complete Guide

It's always nice to get an extra treat on your birthday. We've rounded up the best birthday freebies at major retailers and restaurants, and put them in a handy chart to consult when your b-day comes around.

September Is the PERFECT Time to Buy These 6 Things

September is the best time to save on seasonal apparel, old iPhones, and brand-new bikes. If you've got money to spend this month, check out our guide on the dos and don'ts of shopping in the fall.

11 Essential Things to Know Before Buying a Used Car

Shopping for a used car can be stressful. Not only is it a big purchase, but you want a good deal on a safe and reliable vehicle that won't cost a lot of money in repairs. To help you out, here's 11 tips you should know before you head to the dealer.

How Can You Tell If That Coupon Is a Scam?

Fake coupons can have a very real impact on your wallet if they turn out to be part of a scam. How can you tell if an online coupon is a deal or a dud? Follow our tips to stay safe.

What to Expect From 2017 Labor Day Sales

Ready to celebrate your hard work with some retail therapy on Labor Day? Come September 4, you can expect a host of stores to drop prices on clothing, hotels, mattresses, and more.

When Does Burberry Go on Sale?

Burberry has been selling luxury British fashions for over a century and a half. Sales from this brand can be hard to catch, but here's what you need to know!

What to Expect From 2017 Labor Day Sales

Ready to celebrate your hard work with some retail therapy on Labor Day? Come September 4, you can expect a host of stores to drop prices on clothing, hotels, mattresses, and more.

When Does Elfa Shelving Go on Sale at The Container Store?

If you're someone who likes a place for everything and everything in its place, you probably crave Elfa shelving. Here's how you can save on this Container Store staple.
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