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Top 10 Tips to Bag a Bargain During Black Friday Week

Retailers are running big sales earlier and earlier, including the Sunday before Black Friday. For the official sale events, check websites just after midnight going into the wee hours of Thanksgiving morning, and most stores open in the early evening on Thanksgiving Day. Here are our tips to bag a bargain on what has become Black Friday Week.

Car Insurance Companies with the Most Types of Discounts

car Savvy car insurance shoppers compare prices among companies each year. One way to lower your car insurance bill is to find the company that offers the most types of discounts that you qualify for. Here is a handy grid of discounts offered by each major insurer.

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J.C. Penney to Refund $50-Mil for Fake Discount Sales

JCP MrConsumer has railed against the pricing practices of Kohl's and J.C. Penney for years. It has been alleged that they put artifically high regular/original prices on goods that are rarely if ever actually charged. Why do that? It helps them advertise deep discounts so shoppers will believe they are saving a bundle. The practices will now cost JCP $50-million as they settle a California lawsuit (but don't admit any wrongdoing).


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Mouse Print* -- Jos. A. Bank Drops Buy 1 Suit, Get 4 Free Promos

mouse print For years, this clothier has widely advertised large numbers of free suits when you bought just one at the (inflated) regular price. Now they're changing their tactics, but maybe not for the better. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.


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Bargain of the Week

Preview Black Friday Circulars Now

About 75% of the Black Friday circulars are already online. Get a sneak peek at the upcoming bargains at BFAds.net and BlackFriday.GottaDeal.com .

See also: Hot Deals

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Pros and Cons of Amazon Prime

Is it worth $99 a year to get free delivery from Amazon? Consumer Reports looks at the various benefits, and says whether Amazon Prime is worth it depends on your circumstances.


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