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5 Deals You Need to Know This Morning: Save Up to $160 on Clarks Shoes!

Get your summer style in order this weekend, with savings on Clarks shoes and the best discount we've ever seen on Talbots' sale items. See these offers and more in our roundup of the five best Editors' Choice deals we found last night and this morning.

What to Expect From 4th of July Sales in 2016

The 4th of July is a great time to stock up on in-season summer staples. In previous years, we've seen summer clothing, swimsuits, and patio furniture receive deep holiday discounts. Read on to find out how much you'll save, and where you'll see the best deals.

10 Top Picks From the Nike Clearance Sale

Nike is making some attention-worthy news as it takes up to 71% off in its clearance section. What's more, coupon code "ZOOM25" shaves an extra 25% off. Better yet, Nike+ members receive free shipping. We've chosen 10 items that qualify for those maximized savings, so get shopping!

Superb Shoe Deals: Big Price Cuts on Men's Dress Shoes & Designer Rain Boots

Find the perfect footwear for everything from workouts to rainy days in the week's best shoe deals. Score the best running shoes, stylish rain boots, and more.

3 Ways to Make Your Time at the Airport Less Terrible

Passengers thinking about the 4th of July holiday weekend still have time to upgrade their airport and flying experience — and avoid those long security lines. Here are three ways to make your next air travel experience more comfortable.

10 Sporty (and Fashionable!) Picks From the adidas Friends & Family Sale

When you see a picture of the Spice Girls, is Sporty the one you most relate to? If so, then this is relevant to your interests: adidas is having its best sale of the year! To help you maximize your savings, we've selected 10 items from the sale section that provide the best bang for your buck.

48 Major Retailers That Offer Free Shipping, and How to Get It

A lot of online stores will ship your orders for free, but those bargains often come with limitations. To help you navigate, we've put together a list of 48 retailers that offer free shipping, and some tips on how these deals work.

Do You Have the Right Gear for Summer Cycling?

Peak cycling season could have you dripping sweat, getting sunburned, and developing sores if you're not careful. The proper gear for summer cycling will help keep you comfortable and safe.

Staples Rewards Members Just Lost a Major Perk

Most retailers require a minimum purchase before an order can bag free shipping. Staples was one of the holdouts, offering members of its rewards program unlimited free shipping on every order. Now, the policy has changed, and members are required to spend at least $14.99 before they qualify.

Hiking Gear on a Budget: 11 Trail Necessities

Whether a 1-mile ramble or a 10-mile trek, day hiking is even more pleasurable (or less likely to become unpleasurable) with a little preparation. These essentials will ensure that your load is light and your wallet isn't.

Post Presidents' Day Sales: Savings Abound!

Happy post Presidents' Day, deal-seekers! If you managed to miss the sales over the long weekend, no worries! We've got you covered with some excellent post Presidents' Day sales you can take advantage of now. Discounts on apparel, tech, and more found here!

How to Find Men's Dress Shoes That Will Last for Decades

Men's dress shoes can be amazingly expensive — but spending on quality can actually save money in the long run. We took a look to see how men can get the most quality for their dollar at any price point.

Heading Out on a Winter Hike? Here's How to Dress for the Elements

Staying warm indoors while quaffing brews and watching sports on TV might seem appealing now that winter is here, but that doesn't mean you should go into complete hibernation. You can embrace the season on a winter hike, and all you need are the right clothes ... and maybe some snow.

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

Christmas is just around the corner, and as we approach Santa's big debut, retailers are spreading a little holiday cheer of their own by discounting speedier shipping options to ensure delivery by Christmas Eve.

The Top 10 Stores for Cyber Monday Deals in 2015

Move over Black Friday, it's time to start shopping for Cyber Monday! From Crocs to Dell Home, here's the top 10 stores to shop at during the Cyber Monday shopping weekend.

The Law of Diminishing Returns: 10 Items That Lose Value the More You Spend

Paying more doesn't always mean you get more. In many product categories, you're actually better off buying the cheaper version of an item. If you want to avoid diminishing returns on your next big purchase, we've rounded up 10 items that rarely provide a lot of added value over a certain price point.

Columbus Day Sales Have Started! Here's Where You Should Shop in 2015

For most stores, Columbus Day is October's main holiday. But with Black Friday just a few weeks away, it's easy to overspend on items that will be significantly cheaper next month. So we've created a list of Columbus Day sales that won't come with a serious case of buyer's remorse.

How to Pick the Right Running Shoes

Expensive features and marketing jargon can confuse even experienced runners when buying a pair of running shoes. Stride type and comfort matter most for beginners.

8 Surprising 'Limited Editions' That Now Cost a Ton on eBay

Brands like Victoria's Secret, TOMS, and Vans don't produce luxury goods — but due to scarcity and exclusivity, their limited editions can resell for massive markups.

Buy, Sell, Score: 8 Examples of Classic Consumer Flips

Flipping isn't just for homes any more. From Pez to iPhones, these items resold for a big profit.

Cold Comfort: 10 Clothing Items That Are Worth the Splurge

Complaining won't make the cold weather go away, though the right garments can certainly keep it at bay. Here we survey 10 clothing choices that will turn cold and frosty into warm and toasty. Hot cocoa is optional; just don't spill it on these fine specimens of anti-winter wizardry.

What to Expect from Super Saturday Sales for 2014

The last weekend before Christmas is a heady, anxious time for shoppers. The so-called "Super Saturday" sales that occur during this time offer one last chance to score a deal on that perfect present. Super Saturday falls on December 20 this year, and we've searched our archives to give you all the data you need to prepare.

Kmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: Tablet Deals Worth Waking Up For

Kmart isn't playing around with Black Friday this year. Boasting the earliest Thanksgiving opening time at 6 am, Sears' sister store is intent on holding a 42-hour Black Friday shopathon. But will the deals be worth ditching your turkey dinner to stand in line? We examined the leaked Kmart Black Friday ad to find out.

Replace Your Summer Shoes: 10 Awesome UGG Deals From 6pm's Sale

As cooler temperatures approach, it's time to pack up your flip flops and opt for more practical footwear. 6pm is currently taking up to 65% off a selection of UGG shoes, all with free shipping. Here are some of our favorites, ranging from outdoorsy boots to party pumps.

How to Make Sure Your Sandals Are Built to Coddle (And Not Hobble) Your Feet

To get a handle on the question of sandals, we turned to a foot and ankle surgeon for helpful tips about your sandals. To find out how you can make sure that they're built to coddle and not hobble your feet, read on.

Despite Lawsuit, 70% of Vibram Owners Will Continue to Wear FiveFingers

Vibram has settled a lawsuit that accused the company of offering misleading claims about the health benefits of its shoes. In light of the dilemma, we asked our readers — who have been very interested in FiveFingers shoes over the years — what they thought. And apparently, Vibram love cannot be stopped by million-dollar lawsuits.

Do You Own Vibram FiveFinger Shoes? You May Be Entitled to a Refund

Skeptical about the benefits of barefoot running? You're not alone. Vibram USA, the company behind the FiveFingers running shoe, just settled a multi-million dollar class-action lawsuit over false advertising. If you own a pair, you may be entitled to some cash.

Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Finding the Athletic Shoe That’s Right for You

Is your New Year’s resolution to get in shape is a distant memory? Well, try not to beat yourself up. Every day brings with it another chance to renew the commitment. And with it the perennial question that dogs every fitness buff at one time or another: Which athletic shoe is right for you? We talked to Dr. Scott Weiss, a licensed physical therapist and board certified athletic trainer in search of advice on finding the right athletic shoe to fit both your feet and budget.

Best Black Friday Clothing Ads: Old Navy's Best Storewide Sale of the Year

Black Friday clothing sales have been steadily growing in popularity in recent years, with even luxury boutiques offering significant discounts during the shopping holiday. We've rounded up several stand-out clothing, shoes, and accessories deals that we've come across in our perusal of the leaked Black Friday ads.

How to Overcome Your Fears About Buying Clothes Online

Despite the convenience of buying clothes online, many people still shy away from doing so, and for perfectly valid reasons. We're here to quell those concerns about fit, return policies, and fabric quality so you can trade fears for clothing deals.

How to Save on Any Online Order, from Groceries to Overweight Items

Living in the age of online shopping and m-commerce, it has become arguably harder for stores without an online presence to compete with the lower prices of many online merchants. But still, are there any items you'd never consider buying online? From clothing to groceries, we discuss how potentially problematic purchases are made easier through online shopping.

Notoriously Slow Shippers: Avoid These Stores for Last-Minute Gifts

Shopping online can make buying gifts for the holidays much easier, but it also requires some advance planning to account for shipping times. As we near Christmas, you should start taking into consideration the potential risks that come along with online shopping for the holidays. Inside, we've got a list of stores to avoid if you're looking for a 100% risk-free Christmas purchase.