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What to Buy in July Blog Archives

6 Ways to Get the Most From End of Season Clearance Sales

Sort the trinkets from the trash when shopping end of season clearance sales by playing the discerning consumer, hitting the fitting rooms, and nerding up on product reviews.

Even if You're Skipping Prime Day, You Should Still Shop on July 12

Amazon's Prime Day is July 12, and while it's exclusive to Prime members, many other stores are hosting noteworthy sales that are open to everyone.

Prime Day Strategy Guide: How to Make the Most of Amazon Prime Day

Prime Day last year was crazy successful, to the point where it broke Amazon's Black Friday records. With even more deals set to make an appearance this year, we've got the best strategies to make sure you actually get your hands on the goods.

Verizon Plans are About to Get More Expensive, but at Least You'll Get More Data

Verizon's prices are going up, but it's also increasing the amount of data for each plan. Existing customers won't be forced into these new plans, but will these adjustments be enough to persuade new customers to switch?

10 Container Store Sale Items That Will Totally Tidy Up Your Life

If your living space is cluttered with things without a place to be, it may be time to check out The Container Store, which cuts up to 40% off during its Get Your Life Together Sale. We've rounded up 10 ingenious items that you never knew you needed, but that will help you embrace the orderly.

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.

10 Top Picks From Reebok's Friends & Family Sale

That athleisure look — it's so hot right now! Capture it during Reebok's Friends & Family Sale, which takes 40% off sitewide. We've rounded up 10 picks from the sale section to help you get the most bang for your buck. So get shopping before the deal ends!

20 Things NOT to Buy Your College-Bound Student

College is expensive, and not just because of tuition! Here's a list of items you should not buy your matriculating student as they head back to school. Your kid might not thank you when you say no, but your wallet will!

Don't Wait Until Black Friday! 9 Deals You Should Buy NOW

Black Friday will bring a multitude of deals on TVs, electronics, and apparel, but our deal experts have come up with 9 items you should buy this month while they're cheaper and still in stock.

New Video Games Are Coming! Play Catch Up With the Best Prices on Previous Titles

E3 2015 boasted long-awaited series installments from Fallout, Mass Effect, Halo, and many more. You might want to track down a ton of old titles to familiarize yourself with these game worlds. But don't let your eagerness lead to impulse purchases! Give your wallet a break with our handy chart.

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.

Rumor Roundup: Is Google Buying Twitter?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple Watch, Google, Twitter, 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!

10 Surprising Facts About the 4th of July

Independence Day is upon us, and we've rounded up all the best 4th of July trivia in one place. Will someone eat 70 hot dogs in 10 minutes for a new world record this year?

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.

Video Review: Is a Ziploc Bag as Good as a Waterproof Case for Your Gadget?

The beach. Water parks. The toilet. These are all places where your beloved iPhone can find itself taking a nasty, warranty-voiding bath. Several items on the market purport to keep your gadgets dry in these situations, but how well do they really work? And do you have to spend a lot to get acceptable water protection?