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7 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Phone

Going with a less-than-new phone can save you a bundle. But if you choose poorly, you could end up with a non-functioning phone and no return policy. Here's what you need to know about buying a used cell phone — and seven questions to ask before doing so.

The Best Cheap Gifts Under $10, $20, and $50

Need presents, but don't want to break the bank? You don't have to. Score toy cars, designer bags, power tools, and more with these affordable gift deals for the whole family.

15 Gifts That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

If you're creative or a little sneaky, you don't have to be a big spender to impress others with your gifting this year. No one will ever know you didn't splurge on these 15 gift ideas.

When Does Fanatics Gear Go on Sale?

Most fans like to wear their heart on their sleeve. Fanatics is there to help, selling college and pro sports gear. The best sales aren't frequent, so we'll tell you how (and when) to save at Fanatics.

10 Totally Rad Holiday Gifts for '80s Kids

If you've got an '80s baby on your shopping list this holiday season, give 'em something that makes them feel young again! Here's a selection of 10 toys, movies, and home goods that'll make 2016 feel like 1986.

7 Great Ways to Save on Steam Games

Steam has become almost synonymous with computer gaming — and it's not afraid of discounts. How can you score the best prices on your favorite titles? We're here to help, offering seven ways you can save with Steam.

Give & Get: The Best Gift Card Freebie Deals for the Holidays

If you've still got some holiday shopping to do, gift cards are excellent this time of year. We've rounded up the best gift card freebies you can find right now, no matter who you're shopping for.

Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards: Visit the Winners on a Budget

The hotly anticipated 2016 Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards list compiles reader votes to determine the "Best in Travel" lists for the coming year. We've pored over the results to find which cities, airlines, and hotels offer the best rates for the deal-savvy traveler.

7 Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts for Tech Fans

From cables to quadcopters, these seven budget-friendly tech items are sure to please the gadget lovers in your life without breaking the bank.

The 7 Best Things to Buy Before (and Immediately After) Christmas

Maintain lots of holiday cheer by shopping wisely this month. From gift cards to tinsel, we've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2016 Cheers & Jeers: Sound Off on the Sales!

Everybody take a deep breath: Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come to an end. And so now — after we've caught up on sleep and Westworld — we're reflecting back on how the Black Friday 2016 season turned out. And some stores really surprised — but not always in a good way.

How to Hire a Great Wedding Photographer on a Budget

Going for the cheapest wedding photographer can be a costly mistake. Even if money's tight, these tips can help you find a reputable photographer for your big day.

Ask an Expert: Are Smart TVs Ever As Good As Dedicated Streaming Players?

With so many Smart TV options around, is it still worth buying a Roku or other dedicated streaming player? Read about what streaming media players and smart TVs offer in terms of content, interface, and other features, so you can pick the best option for you.

Does It Matter When You Shop on Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday deals are more fleeting than those on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but there's a steady stream of them all day. Read on to find out where and when to find the best deals.

Find a Vac That Doesn't Suck: The Ultimate Vacuum Cleaner Buying Guide

If you've decided it's time to pick up a new vacuum, you may find the range of available options to be downright dizzying. Let's look at the types of vacuum cleaners available and the features you really want to look for.

These 10 Stores Will Offer the Best Cyber Monday Deals in 2016

Last year, many stores actually topped their Black Friday offers just a few days after the supposed biggest shopping day of the year. From Crocs to Travelocity, here's the top 10 stores to shop at during Cyber Monday.

4 Things That Are BETTER to Buy on Cyber Monday

Not everything bags the best discount on Black Friday. It can be hard to know if you should hold out until Cyber Monday for a better bargain. That's why we've picked out four types of items that might be better purchased on November 28.

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for Cyber Monday 2016

While Black Friday always steals the show this week, Cyber Monday is still a force to be reckoned with when it comes to sales. In fact, there are many things that will actually be better on Cyber Monday. So as you sit in a post-turkey coma, why not brush up on everything you need to know about shopping Cyber Monday sales?

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Apple Black Friday 2016: Do NOT Shop at the Apple Store

Some stores are unveiling their Black Friday sales, and many of them include Apple deals. Read on to see what offers you can buy now — including a surprising announcement from the Apple Store.

Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

Black Friday is tomorrow, but our research shows that, for the past few years, the deals are actually better on Thanksgiving — and that's today! But of course, some types of deals are better on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Find out when you should shop this year!

Check Out Our 'Top 5' List for Every Black Friday Category!

Today and tomorrow, the Black Friday deals will be fast and furious. Our diligent writers and editors are posting only the best offers, so you know that everything on the site is at the lowest price around.

But if you need another layer of guidance to navigate the hundreds of offers, the DealNews Blog team is curating the top discounts for each product category. Check out our "Top 5" lists for the hottest Black Friday doorbusters:

The Top 5 Stores for Black Friday Deals Online in 2016

Not sure where to shop today and tomorrow? Here are the stores that historically have offered the best deals.

Toys "R" Us Black Friday 2016: Deals Are Now Live! Find Out What's Hot

The Toys "R" Us Black Friday ad has been leaked with 28 pages of toys to tantalize your tiny tots. Here, we've listed some of the best deals we could find, plus some advice on how to get them once Black Friday rolls around.

Walmart Black Friday 2016: Deals Are Now Live! Our Top Picks and What's Still to Come

Walmart has already release some Black Friday deals this week! Click here to find out what's available now, and what's still to come.

Target Black Friday 2016: Deals Are Now Live! See What's Hot and What's Still to Come

Target has released several Black Friday deals early, and we're taking note. Click here to see a list of the hottest offers so far, as well as some information about what's still to come.

These Are the Top Black Friday Freebies to Look for Today!

If you can't afford to spend big bucks on Black Friday, never fear! Starting tomorrow, savvy in-store shoppers can snag freebies at a variety of store. Here are our top freebies for early birds.

Our Master List of EVERY 2016 Black Friday Ad Worth Buying This Week

Sorting through Black Friday ads can be overwhelming, so our editors have pared down the thousands of offers into a single list of only those deals that are truly great. From TVs to tablets, and everything in between, here are the things you need to be on the lookout for this week.

Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: You Could Actually Buy a Laptop for $99

Whether you're looking to upgrade your own machine or buy someone a laptop as a gift, Black Friday is an opportune time to find deals. Usually we see better machines for less money than the year before.

Best Black Friday Toys Ads: Best Price on BB-8 Ever!

If you're shopping for toys during Black Friday this week, we've rounded up all the best ads so far. Here are all the lowest prices from the major players, as well as the one place you might find Hatchimals, one of the season's hottest buys.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Buy an iPhone 7 and Get $250 Free

The Apple Store won't offer deals this Black Friday, but that doesn't mean you can't save on iPads, iPhones, and more! Here, we've rounded up the best of the best Apple Black Friday ads.

Vote in Our Poll: What's the Best Black Friday Ad of 2016?

At this point, most of the important Black Friday ads are in, so we already know the big doorbusters of the season. And naturally, we're curious to know what our readers think!

9 Holiday Gifts You Can Buy During Black Friday

We've rounded up gift-worthy items from cashmere to video games that are typically discounted during Black Friday week. Even if you have no plans to buy for yourself, getting a jump on your shopping now might just save you more money in the long run.
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