Posted by USA WEEKEND on November 2, 2014 by Julia Savacool.
November is often associated with big opportunities for bargain hunters, and for good reason: On Black Friday (Nov. 28 this year), stores offer some of their deepest discounts of the season, and online shopping sees a surge on “Cyber Monday” three days later. Of course, some deals are better than others.
Here’s what to look for:
Upgrade your football-watching. Big-screen HDTVs are a bargain now, but look for the cheaper brands to offer bigger savings to attract pre-holiday business. (Top-of-the-line brands typically save their deepest discounts for December.) Go to BestBuy.com to sign up for daily e-mail alerts to find out which HDTVs will be on sale on Black Friday.