Friday, December 26, 2008

About Today: Is It Really on Sale?

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  from Jen Hubley
The holidays are about halfway over. If you, like me, are sitting in the middle of a pile of crumpled wrapping paper, blowing wanly into a noisemaker, it might do you good to turn your thoughts toward the second-most wonderful time of the year: After-holiday sales.

 
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Is It Really on Sale?
I'm a sucker for a sale. I also tend to believe signs, which can be a problem. Just because your local retailer claims something's on sale, doesn't necessarily mean it's true. Here's how to tell if you're getting the real deal.

 
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How to Get a Deal During the Sales Rush
The best tip is to think ahead. Now is a perfect time to stock up on holiday stuff for next year. For example, by the end of today, my Mom will have enough wrapping paper to wrap your house inside and out, and she'll get it for about 35 cents.

 
Make the Most of After-Christmas Sales
Hitting the sales today? Here's how to work the system. Do your homework ahead of time and don't forget those coupons. (Mine are usually in my other purse.)

 
 
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