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What to Buy in March Blog Archives

7 Things You Need to Know About the iPhone SE

Apple just announced the iPhone SE. Although the specs are familiar, this tiny smartphone holds one big surprise — its starting price.

Don't Waste Your Time on Sports Authority's Liquidation Sales

Chapter 11 for a store usually means massive sales in an effort to clear the shelves. While everybody watches for Sports Authority to unleash deep discounts, we want to remind you: liquidation sales aren't all that great.

No Surprise: Millennials Will Spend the Most on St. Patrick's Day

Like all festive occasions, St. Patrick's Day invites us to part with a little dough. What does that add up to, besides 18 zillion choruses of "Danny Boy"? Here, we present five mind-blowing facts about St. Pat's spending worthy drinking a toast to as you whip out that clover-covered credit card.

Macy's Won't Accept Coupons on Clearance Items Anymore, But That Might Not Be a Bad Thing

Macy's is known for having a coupon policy that allows stacking and combining. Now, clearance items will no longer be eligible for coupons, but Macy's claims it will use deeper discounts on those items.

JCPenney Is Selling Merchandise for Just a Penny

After some difficulties in recent years, JCPenney thinks they've figured out a whole new way to appeal to modern shoppers. They're offering up items from their private brands for just a penny.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

Without any major holidays or seasonal needs, March is a quiet month for sales. But everything from chocolates to iPads are discounted this month, if you know where to look.

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.

Top 5 Affordable Destinations for Spring Break

Spring Break vacation is within your reach! If you think you've waited too long to book a trip away, think again. We've checked out some of the best deals on hotels and airfare at some of the most popular spots to get you pointed in the right direction.

2 Changes That May Affect the Price of Your Next Laptop

Budget shoppers take note: Recent rumors indicate that Microsoft is in the process of tweaking its Windows 8.1 with Bing program, and AMD is trying to clear out its processor inventory. Find out what you can do now to score a deal on a budget laptop soon.

Virtual Reality is Becoming a Reality, But Should You Buy Now?

Many manufacturers have high-profile VR goggles in the works, but only less immersive options are available now. We look at the benefits currently available, and what's on the horizon — and what you can expect in terms of pricing.

Does the Average Wedding Really Cost $31,213?

There's reason to be skeptical of the latest data that shows a substantial increase year over year, but weddings are definitely expensive. Location, budgets, and surprises can all affect your costs.

8 Reasons You Might Want to Skip Off-Brand Items

Sometimes brand names are all hype. But other times, they can bring safety, customer service, resale value, and more compared to knock-offs. Before you buy, take a look at these potential off-brand concerns to see if you'll be happy with the final purchase.

Why You Should Sell Your Samsung Galaxy S5 Before April

The resale value of the Samsung Galaxy S5 will drop quickly once the recently-announced S6 is actually available, so you might want to sell the device soon in order to get the highest value possible.

Beer Spending is Up: 8 Stats for St. Patrick's Day

Collectively, we'll spend $262 million on beer this year! (Let's hope it's not entirely consumed by the 2 million people attending the parade in New York.) That and more stats are in our ~!St. Patrick's Day by the numbers guide!.

Google's Wireless Ambitions Could Put the Fear of Death in Verizon, AT&T — And Bag You Better Prices

After years of rumors, Google has finally confirmed its plans to launch a mobile network. While the company is being tight-lipped about its rates, the mere presence of Google in this highly-competitive industry could mean a break for your wallet.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy Each Month of the Year

To you, intrepid deal-finder, shopping is both art and science. It takes hard work, planning, and a bit of luck. We can't help with that last part, but we can help with your preparation.