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Top 10 Tips to Bag a Bargain During Black Friday Week

Black Friday Shopping tips It's time to get ready for the single best bargain shopping day week of the year -- Black Friday. The official day is actually November 29. But as in past years, some of the deals are already available or will go live Monday and Wednesday of Black Friday week. Here are our best tips to snare a great deal along with specific picks for some of the best-priced items.

How to Keep Popular Food and Produce Fresher

freshness Consumer Reports offers tips on the extending the shelf life of eggs, milk, flour, produce and more. And they say to take the expiration dates on products with a grain of salt.



24 Shopping Secrets Online Stores Don't Want You to Know

online shopping Two people could be shopping for the same item at the same time but be given two different prices. One of the tips in this story is how to use your browser to potentially get a lower price. And there are 23 other techniques and tips to employ when shopping online to save money.

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Mouse Print* -- American Express to Drop Benefits From Some Cards

mouse print Some American Express cardholders got bad news recently tucked away in their monthly credit card statement. Many benefits like double the manufacturer's warranty, return protection, free travel insurance, etc. are being stripped from their cards starting January 1. That is our Mouse Print* story this week.

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Bargain of the Week

Tools of the Trade Roasting Pan/Rack - $4.99 a/r

Macy's is offering a Tools of the Trade nonstick roasting pan for only $4.99 after $10 mail-in rebate (form). Offer good Nov. 18-20 only, just in time for Thanksgiving. We could not find a rebate form for orders placed online for these dates, but the "in-store" form MAY permit online purchases for this item. Go early to the store -- this will sell out!

See also: Hot Deals

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The 10 Least Reliable 2020 Cars

Consumer Reports just issued the equivalent of its "naughty list" for new cars that it believes are the least reliable. (List is viewable free, details only available to C/R subscribers.)

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