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5 Deals You Need to Know This Morning: Cheapest-Ever 55" HDTV

Today you can grab the cheapest 55" 1080p TV we've ever seen, or download a big selection of free MP3 albums from Google Play. See these deals and more in our roundup of the five best Editors' Choice deals we found last night and this morning.

Best HDTV Deals: Lowest Price EVER for a 50" 4K Smart TV

Whether you're looking for a basic HDTV, a curved set, or a UHD Smart TV, this week's TV deals has something for everyone. Read on to save hundreds!

6 Back-to-School Items You Should Wait to Buy

Last year, the average family with children in grades K-12 planned to spend about $630 on back-to-school shopping. If you're looking to save money on the annual ritual, wait to buy these six back-to-school items until after school starts.

7 Things to Buy in July (and 5 Things You Should Definitely Skip)

In the gulch between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you might think sales are hard to come by, but the opposite is true. Shopping heats up in July, with stores offering everything from rare discounts on in-season apparel to desperately needed air conditioners.

Retailers Giving Back: Shop These Memorial Day Deals for Veterans!

In an effort to show their appreciation this Memorial Day, some retailers are teaming up with SheerID to offer exclusive discounts to military members and their families. We've rounded up the best Memorial Day deals for veterans, those on active duty, reservists, National Guardsmen and women, retirees, and their families.

TiVo Just Debuted New Models, But Are They Even Worth Buying?

TiVo is still hanging around, but hemorrhaging subscribers. With a proposed merger on the horizon and plans to release new models this year, we look at whether TiVo is still worth your money.

Cord-Cutters Rejoice! Hulu is Planning an Online Cable-Style TV Service

Hulu is developing a cable-style online TV service. If successful, it's likely to have a massive appeal to cord-cutters, and could change the way viewers receive their cable TV.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in May

Find out how to get non-traditional gifts for Mom, spring clothing deals for Memorial Day, and more in our May buying guide. But hold off on Apple laptops, as big changes mean deals are just around the corner.

How to Cut the Cable Cord: 6 Steps to Stream TV and Save Money

With the price of cable television continuing to rise at a rate four times that of inflation, perhaps you're considering cutting the cord altogether. The good news is that there is probably no better time to do so. We sort through the options for streaming devices and services.

Cut It Out! These 6 Cable Cord-Cutting Myths Just Won't Die

If headlines are to be believed, this past decade has seen a mass exodus of people leaving cable television behind for a streaming nirvana. But others think cord-cutting is full of complications and problems. Is either case true? To find out, we looked at some of the biggest myths surrounding the so-called cord-cutting movement.

Tune In and Drop Cable With a Digital Antenna

Going without cable and streaming doesn't have to mean going without TV. A digital antenna will pick up many channels, and is affordable and easy to install. Here are the basic features to look for, and how to get the most out of your antenna.

Did You Fall for These 9 Shopping Myths?

Can you actually save money on sales tax by shopping online? Does everyone actually rush to the store to purchase a new big-screen TV for the Super Bowl? Let's take a look at nine of the biggest shopping myths to separate fact from fiction.

Best HDTV Deals: Cheapest Ever 65" Smart TV, Lows on LG

One of the great advances in home entertainment technology of recent years, smart TVs are an easy way to get the most of your HDTV. And as this week's TV deals show, there are plenty of great prices on these feature-packed sets.

Ask an Editor: When is the Best Time to Buy a TV?

Our readers asked, and we're answering! November is undoubtedly the best time of year to purchase a new HDTV. But keep in mind, new models are typically released early the following year.

Here's What You Need to Know About the Latest TV Technologies

Buying a new TV can lead you into a minefield of unfamiliar jargon, making it tricky to work out which set is really the best one for you. Don't worry. We're here to cut through the noise and explain what's really worth worrying about on the TV tech horizon.

17 Gifts That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? But just because you shouldn't blow a bundle on them doesn't mean that you can't blow their minds. Here's how.

Do You Need Renters Insurance? What Is it and What Does it Cost?

If you rent, then renters insurance protects the contents of your home, whether you're living in an apartment or renting a house with a roommate. For most renters, we're pretty sure that having renters insurance is a good buy — but let's dig into exactly what it is, what it does for you, and whether you really need it.

6 Songs That Will Get You in the Mood for Black Friday Week

Every year, Black Friday deals seem to roll around a little sooner, making the deal season last longer than ever before. And yet, there are still no traditional Black Friday songs. So, we've slightly modified six existing holiday classics to reflect the most wonderful time of the DealNews year.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

Almost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. We looked at last year's top deal performers, and see that they are already gunning for a repeat this year.

Our Master List of EVERY Black Friday Ad Worth Buying Next Week

Sorting through Black Friday ads can be overwhelming, so our editors have pared down the thousands of offers into a list of only the deals that are truly great. From TVs to tablets, and everything in between, here are the things you need to be on the lookout for next week.

Hosting Thanksgiving This Year? 7 Ways to Save Money and Stay Sane on Turkey Day

Hosting Turkey Day can be tough. Here we offer our best tips for how to save while entertaining during Thanksgiving this year.

Best Black Friday TV Ads: You Don't Have to Wait in Line to Score a $75 Set

Almost all the 2015 Black Friday ads have come out, so we're back again with our re-ordered TV picks. Amazon's ad came late and hit hard, delivering knockout prices on 50" and 32" sets. But Walmart remains a solid contender, hanging onto its 70" doorbuster crown.

'I Bought 8 TVs at Once': Stories From People Who Have Camped Out for Black Friday

We spoke with two in-store Black Friday warriors to get the skinny doing the Black Friday line ritual right — and we heard some amazing stories in the process.

Meijer Black Friday Ad Analysis: A 55" Doorbuster That Matches Target

While ho-hum for the most part, Meijer's Black Friday ad does boast a couple of TV doorbusters that are worth seeking out, a great Wii U bundle, and savings on Amazon Fire tablets.

Best Buy Black Friday Ad Analysis: Cheapest Amazon Tablet Ever, 49" TV for Just $150

This is not a drill! The release of Best Buy's Black Friday ad signals the entrance of a major player into the shopping season. These 27 pages are packed with impressive price drops on TVs, tablets, and laptops — but there are some notable missteps with Apple.

Best HDTV Deals: The 'Godfather of 4K Value' Is Back Again, Plus a Budget 32" for $140

While we're beginning to see some impressive Black Friday ads, it's still possible to find a good bargain in this week's roundup of the best TV deals — especially if you want to be all set to watch football on Thanksgiving. Our picks include a economically priced bedroom TV and Walmart's ongoing winning 4K offer.

Harbor Freight Tools Black Friday Ad Analysis: Tools From Just $15

Harbor Freight Tools recently released its Black Friday ad preview, allowing even DIY shoppers an opportunity to save during the holiday shopping season.

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping During Black Friday

While shopping for yourself, don't forget that Black Friday is a time to buy for others too. Cashmere, beauty products, and more make for affordable gifts.

6 Crazy Deals That Could Actually Happen This Black Friday

Black Friday is all about best-of-the-year prices, but there are some deals that are so promising, we have to single them out. From TVs to video games, these are the ultra low prices and the unpredictable products that could make Black Friday worth it.

Dell Home Black Friday Ad Analysis: Highly-Rated 60" 4K TV Hits New Price Low

Dell Home's 2015 Black Friday ad has arrived and we've just finished hand-picking the circular's top deals. From budget 2-in-1s to an Xbox One bundle that's perfectly in line with our predictions, these are the Dell deals you shouldn't miss.

Avoid the Thrift Store: 10 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Buying secondhand items is often a great way to save money. However, some purchases can end up costing you more in the long run — or even pose threats to the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We compiled a list of things that should always be bought new.

What Did You Think About Amazon's Prime Day Sale?

Amazon has successfully garnered a lot of hype for its latest promotional event, but are any of the deals piquing your interest?