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Weekend Jolt: Super Cheap Socks, Big Discount on a Bluetooth Speaker

Save a whopping $113 by opting for a refurbished unit on the Sony NFC Boombox Speaker, or snag one of the other Editors' Choice deals in today's Jolt that we found overnight and early this morning.

The Week's Top 5 Freebies: Free Kids' Zoo Ticket, Free Bowling Game

Everyone knows the best things in life are free (or nearly free). That's why we've rounded up another batch of our best freebies for your convenience. Score a game of bowling, enjoy a root beer float, and take your kids to the zoo — all for free!

The 7 Best Back to School Sales You Can Shop Right Now

Whether your household has a month of summer vacation left, or your little ones go back to the grind next week, there's no reason to skip all the ongoing Back to School sales. Get ready to study up on savings, because we've gathered all the best discounts on kids' clothes, backpacks, electronics, and more in one convenient list.

The 10 Best Coupons of the Week: Score BOGO Chipotle, 50% Off Tommy Hilfiger

In this day and age, who's got the time to search for a coupon? We do! To help you stay on top of all things discount, we've rounded up the 10 best coupons of the week. Score a deal for BOGO Chipotle food, shave 10% off your purchase at Bodybuilding.com, and save an extra 50% on Tommy Hilfiger clothes.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in August

August may lack a major commercial holiday, but the dog days of summer are still a busy month for retailers and deal hunters alike. Back-to-school sales are at their prime this month and you can also expect to see dozens of deals on outdoor furniture, grills, and travel. Plus, take advantage of tax-free shopping days in select states.

10 Things NOT to Buy Your College-Bound Student

College is expensive, and not just because of tuition; students need lots of things as they live and work away from home. Here's a list of items that you should not buy your matriculating student, as they head back to school. Your kid might not thank you when you say no to them, but your wallet will!

A Guide to the Best Student Discounts on Apple, Tech, Travel, and More

Your student ID is good for more than just 10% off at the movie theater. Get discounts on Amazon Prime, computers, and even cars.

The Pros and Cons of a Tempur-Pedic or Memory Foam Mattress

Many people regard Tempur-Pedic mattresses as the most comfortable on the market, but they are also the most expensive. We look at other memory gels, as well as traditional innersprings.

Weekend Jolt: Over 75% Off at Levi's, Refurb Vitamix for $247

The dog days of summer are here, and we've got two sales on apparel for hiking, swimming, and just hanging out. That, a refurb blender (perfect for smoothies), and more are part of the 5 Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

Let's Discuss: Are Oreo Thins a Terrible Idea?

There's a new, thinner Oreo in town. You can't twist it or dunk it. Who wants to eat it?

9 Weird and Wonderful Candle Scents You Won't Believe Exist

Our DealNews elves have scoured the internet to find nine of the weirdest scented candles that were actually produced. We found everything from nachos-scented candles to candles that smell like brown paper packages tied up with string!

10 Totally Awesome Pool Toys

Forget simple noodles and water pistols. These inflatable slides, floats, and shooters will really make a splash this summer.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

Independence Day may be July's hallmark holiday, but the sales don't end there. Shoppers can also expect to see a variety of deals on in-season items like air conditioners, swimsuits, and even ice cream.

The Best 4th of July Sales: Discounts on Summer Apparel & Outdoor Furniture

The 4th of July is proven to be a great time for in-season purchases. From swimsuits to patio furniture, check out our July 4 sales guide before you fire up the BBQ to find out what summer items you should restock on in the coming days.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

Independence Day may be July's hallmark holiday, but the sales don't end there. Shoppers can also expect to see a variety of deals on in-season items like air conditioners, swimsuits, and even ice cream.

Yay or Nay: 9 Kitchen Tools That Are Completely Useless (or Totally Useful?)

How valuable is a garlic press? Or an asparagus steamer? We look at these single-use items to see whether they're worth the expense.

The Best Father's Day Freebies and Discounts

If your kids' gifts aren't up to scratch, we've found a selection of Father's Day freebies with which you can treat yourself and celebrate your paternal successes in style.

Are Smart Appliances and Furniture Worth Buying?

With Ikea introducing a line of furniture with built-in wireless chargers, we examine whether all these touchscreens and extras on appliances are any better than your phone.

Here's Where to Look for Deals on Father's Day Gifts This Year

Still looking for the perfect gift for dad? Our deal experts have the inside scoop on where to find this month's best Father's Day deals. So whether your dad is into sports, gadgets, or designer polos, these are the sites you need to visit this Father's Day.

Summer's in the Air (Conditioning): 7 Tips for Cooling on a Budget

Need an affordable air condition, but don't know where to start? We look at energy efficiency, how much power you'll need for what sized rooms, and how else to cool your home.

It's Finally National Donut Day! Here's Where You Can Find Free Donuts

The first Friday of June is our favorite holiday: National Donut Day! Read on to see how and where to score free goodies.

10 Crazy 'Jurassic Park' Collectibles for Super Fans

Jurassic World is coming, so we rounded up the strangest and wildest toys, set pieces, and costumes from the franchise — including old cereal and William H. Macy's pants.

Study Shows You're Wasting More Money on 'Vampire' Power Drains Than You Thought

Devices and appliances left plugged in are still consuming power. A new study shows that, thanks to the digital revolution, the problem is costing us even more than we thought.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in June

With graduation ceremonies and Father's Day on the horizon, June can quickly turn into an expensive month. To ensure you don't blow through your summer budget in the first few weeks of the season, we've created a buying guide of items you should and shouldn't purchase this month.

9 Must-Have Tools for Your College-Bound Kid

So your son or daughter is off to university and will soon be living in an apartment of their own for the first time. Why not make their lives a little easier by equipping them with a tool box full of the basics?

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in June

With graduation ceremonies and Father's Day on the horizon, June can quickly turn into an expensive month. To ensure you don't blow through your summer budget in the first few weeks of the season, we've created a buying guide of items you should and shouldn't purchase this month.

The New Drive-Thru: 9 Fast Food Apps Reviewed

Your favorite burger or taco joint, from McDonald's to Chipotle, no doubt has an app. But will it save you time or money? We investigate.

When is the Best Time to Buy a Grill?

As Memorial Day approaches, many people may be thinking about buying a grill. After all, it's the unofficial start to outdoor entertainment season! But as we've noted many times over, now is not the best time to buy a grill. That's all well and good, but how long will you have to wait?

Whole Foods Will Open a Cheaper Chain Next Year

"Whole Paycheck" is targeting budget-conscious younger shoppers with a new chain of stores. But details are light, and Trader Joe's already has the lead.

Rumor Roundup: Booze Coming to Taco Bell? Fallout 4?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Taco Bell, Fallout 4, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Cutting it Down to Size: Tips for Buying the Best Lawn Mower

From manual to gas-powered and self-propelled, buying the right lawn mower has a lot to do with your budget, your lawn, and the amount of maintenance you want.

Are Table Tablets at Restaurants a Gimmick or Actually Helpful?

More eateries are using tablets to replace some server responsibilities. If used properly, they can save you time, but might also encourage you to spend more.