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The 10 Smartest Things to Buy During the Editors' Choice J.Crew Sale

J. Crew is about to wrap up one of the best sales it has ever offered, so we took it upon ourselves to point out the purchases that get you the most bang for your buck. From crucial summer hats to playful staples, here are the smartest things you can buy during the Editors' Choice sale.

Best Shoe Deals: A 'Black Friday in July' Sale That Lives Up to Its Name

Whether you're headed to the beach or just strolling through the park, you're sure to find your perfect sole mate in this week's roundup of the best shoe deals. Shop a "Black Friday in July" sale that lives up to its name at ShoeMall, show your team colors with Fila's MLB sandals, and score a pair of men's or women's Ralph Lauren sandals for just $9.

Weekend Jolt: Vonage Phone System for Free, Cheapest Ever Acer 16" Laptop

Whether you're shopping to enable self-improvement or procrastination, we've found a host of new sales and savings to help you save big on small treats. Dick's Sporting Goods is hosting its best ever sale, while you can bag the cheapest ever Acer 16" laptop at Fry's. These deal, and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

Best Headphone Deals: 3 Editors' Choice Sets with Smartphone Controls

Headphones come in all shapes and sizes and this week's best audio deals feature a selection of over-the-head, in-ear, and ear-clip style headphones. Even better, four of the five models let you control your smartphone thanks to built-in mics and on-cord play controls.

Best Travel Deals: Save $119 on Your Next Flight, Get 8,000 Miles for Free

Do you find yourself daydreaming of swaying palm trees and mentally packing your suitcase? We're here to help you make your daydreams a reality. (Although we draw the line at packing your bags for you!) We've pulled the week's best travel deals so that you can save money on your big trip.

Best Tablet Deals: A 'Zippy' 32GB Tablet for $190, New Refurb iPad Prices

The week's best tablet deals kick off with a selection of Editors' Choice refurbished iPads with prices starting at $289. Not an iOS fan? We've also found deals on two budget Android tablets and a $190 Windows 8.1 tablet from Toshiba.

Best Laptop Deals: An Editors' Choice HP Beats Bundle for $380

Although 15" systems have long dominated the mainstream laptop category, 13" and 14" notebooks are proving they're no longer the underpowered laptops they used to be. This week's best laptop deals includes a trio of 13" and 14" laptop deals, one of which is a DealNews Editors' Choice pick. We've also got an HP Beats by Dr. Dre bundle and two 1080p machines from $780.

Best Gaming Deals: Upgrade to PS4 or Xbox One and Get a $100 Dell Credit

Although many critics have declared the next-gen console war over (and PS4 the winner), last week a Microsoft exec said the Xbox One is making a slow and steady comeback. If you've remained neutral thus far, then this could be the time to declare a side, as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console bundles lead this week's roundup of Editors' Choice gaming deals.

Best HDTV Deals: This CNET-Approved 70" TV Comes With a Free $400 Credit

Vizio takes the top spots in this week's best TV deals with two Editors' Choice TV bundles — one for the high-end videophile with deep pockets and the other for the undiscerning college student on a shoestring budget. Also included in our roundup is an entry-level Sony for $400 and a 50" LG plasma for $500.

Furniture to Fall For: 8x11 Rug for $90, Up to 70% off Clearance at JCPenney

Does your living room look like a guest star in Weird Al's parody of Pharrell's "Happy"? We're rounding up the week's best furniture deals to take your home from tacky to tasteful. Get a Jonathan Adler console table for $1,200 off list, nab a Persian-inspired area rug for just $90, and save $325 on an ottoman that converts into a guest bed.

How to Get the Best Deal on a Back-to-School Laptop

Fortunately, shoppers can expect to find better-than-average laptop deals for back-to-school. But as with any big purchase, a little research and planning can go a long way to ensure you buy a system that's right for you. Follow our guide to see what you can expect from this summer's best sales.

I'm on a Boat: Save $1,400 on a Riviera Cruise, See the Bahamas for $398

Grab your swim trunks, your flippie-floppies, and even your nautical-themed Pashmina afghan and check out several all-time low travel deals on cruises that depart as soon as tomorrow! Book a Carnival 5-night cruise to the Bahamas for just $398, get $75 onboard credit on a 7-night Norwegian cruise, or sail around the French Riviera and save $1,400.

It's Your Last Chance to Shop 4th of July Clothing Sales!

The fireworks may be over for this year, but the 4th of July clothing sales remain ... for now, at least. We've rounded up the best still-active holiday sales to give you one last chance to shop. Read on to see how you can nab extra discounts on sale and clearance items at Nautica, J.Crew, American Eagle, and more.

Need to Escape? These Are the Best Last Minute Vacation Deals

How is it July already! The year is flying by and between one thing and another there just hasn't been time to plan a vacation. But relax, these days you don't have to book months in advance to get great savings. In fact, we've picked five of the week's best last minute travel deals so you can take a break next week.

Best Travel Deals: $25 Off Hotel Tonight, Airfare From $69

We've rounded up the week's best travel deals so that you can spend your hard-earned money on things that really matter, like cocktails sunscreen! Book a sun holiday to Myrtle Beach, use a coupon to save up to $50 on Marriott hotels, or jet off across the country from as little as $69 on Virgin America.

Thursday Jolt: 60 BIC Pens for $4

With the end of the week in sight, we're feeling spend-thrifty and self-indulgent. We've spotted a free $25 credit offer for new AmEx customers, a 10-app Mac software bundle for whatever you want to pay, and more in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

Take Your Own Grand Tour: Vacations to France, Ireland, Iceland, and more

Up until the late nineteenth century, taking the "Grand Tour" through Europe was seen as a right of passage. So we've put together a few of this week's best travel deals to help you create your own Grand Tour. Take a 6-day trip around France from $5,036, experience the Northern Lights in Iceland from $2,225, or drive across Ireland from $1,877.

School's Out: Editors' Choice Deals to Distract Your Kids This Summer

Feeding, clothing, and entertaining kids can cost a fortune. But these five Editors' Choice deals offer some affordable finds for your young ones. Snag $14 off on organic fruit snacks, and get an all-time low on a water slide/pool combo.

Best Airfare Sales: Fly to Hong Kong and Get a Flight to Japan for Free, more

If you're planning an exotic vacation, you may have noticed that flights eat up a big chunk of your budget. But fear not! We've rounded up five of this week's best travel deals on airfare so that you can spend less money on getting there and more money on spoiling yourself.

Best HDTV Deals: Get a 39" TV for Just $205 After a Gift Card

Whether you're looking for a new big-screen TV to watch the upcoming World Cup or just want a small set to keep you company in the kitchen, this week's best TV deals have you covered. We've got two 39" TVs that come with sizable free gift cards, as well as a massive discount on a 65" 4K TV.

9 Golf Getaways That Don't Cost a "Fore"-tune

It's time to get your dad a Father's Day gift he'll really love: a golf vacation. We've found travel deals to suit every budget.

Getaways on Mobile: The Best Apps for Low Airfare

We researched and tested some of the most popular airfare booking apps available, and found lots of pleasant service, but not all that offered the best deals. So which app is the most worthy of your time?

The Cheapest Weekend to Visit Disney World This Summer is in August

Most kids would probably like to visit Disney World year round, but there's no denying the fact that a trip during the summer months, when kids are free from school, makes the most sense for many families. But just because you have to travel to the Happiest Place on Earth during the busy season doesn't mean you can't try to save money in the process.

Gifts That Keep On Giving! Top Membership Deals

These five subscription deals will keep on giving, allowing you to shop, game, or beautify better. Get a free subscription to BJ's Wholesale Club and a gift card, six month of unlimited free same-day deliveries from Google Shopping Express, and much more.

Save the Planet, Treat Yourself: Earth Day Freebies 2014

April 22 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, an event that dates back to 1970. And on this day, the freebies and premiums pop up with the energy of spring bulbs bursting through once-dormant soil.

I Guarantee It: Companies That Still Offer Amazing Warranties

Some companies are still offering legitimate warranties that you can take to the bank. These products might cost more, but that might be worth it for the real promise that they will be repaired, replaced, or refunded at any time.

Best Tax Day Freebies & Deals: Free Massage, Shredding, Coffee, and more

It's always hard when you've got to sacrifice your hard-earned cash to The Man on Tax Day. Knowing this, some of our favorite stores and restaurants offer a plethora of free and super-cheap spoils to make the day a little less painful.

There's Never Been a Better Time to Invest in Beanie Babies

As our data indicates, by waiting almost 20 years, you can pick up many of the most desirable Beanie Babies for 80% to 99% off their original prices. That means that now is the best time to buy Beanie Babies!

Caring for Your Beanie Babies: A Deal Guide to Protecting Your Investment

Beanie Babies aren't just our soft, silent children — they're an investment! Gentle care and cleaning is part of protecting that investment. (You wouldn't throw $10,000 worth of stock certificates in the washer, would you?) Beanie Babies require special equipment to preserve their mint condition, so we've rounded up the week's best Beanie Baby care deals to keep you on track.

Totally Worth It: Deals on the Best Beanie Baby Memorabilia

Some people are content to be casual Beanie Baby collectors, and that's fine. But for the truly devoted, owning thousands of these valuable plushes isn't enough! That's why we've rounded up the week's best deals on Beanie Baby memorabilia. Score a CD filled with Beanie Baby songs for $4, save $1 on a Beanie Baby eBook that will probably be awesome once it's published, and get a pack of unopened Beanie Baby Collector's Cards because you should.

VIDEO: Are the Days of Cable TV Numbered?

With the rumor of an Apple-built cable box and news that both Sony and Microsoft are going to offer original programming, it seems like now, more than ever, everyone is trying to re-invent TV. Inside, we discuss if this is the beginning of the end for cable television.

Mannequins With Back Fat Are Coming to a Store Near You

The days of mass produced, cookie cutter mannequins are waning, and in their place will be more authentic-looking models, designed to better represent a larger base of shoppers whose proportions have never traditionally been reflected by the typical headless forms. Will this affect your shopping?