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Snag Cyber Monday Savings

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If you are looking for savings, think outside the box when shopping during Cyber Monday. And you can find the same deals for the entire week. But before you shop, remember if it’s not a Cyber Monday deal, store that item in the online shopping cart until it is on sale or clearance.

Why purchase full price when you can buy it for less?

Big Box

The Big Box Retailers are offering super savings this Cyber Monday. Here are some examples:

-Electronics: Pentax Q10 camera for $249.99 (reg. price $399.99) @Target
-Polaroid Action Cam for $89.99 (reg. price $129.99) @Target
-Samsung GS3 Mini Unlocked Phone for $239.99 (reg. price $319.99) @Target
-LG 55-inch 3D LED TV with Soundbar Bundle – $799 ($500 savings) @Walmart
-Samsung 46-inch LED TV – $479 ($400 savings) @Walmart
-LeapFrog LeapPad2 Crayola Creativity Pack Bundle – $69 ($60 savings) @Walmart


Not a fan of Big Box Retailers? Check out your favorite online stores and boutiques that are giving discounts this Cyber Monday. Some of your faves may offer big savings on clothes and accessories for the entire family.;;, Stella&,, and, are online stores and boutiques that will be offering discounts on merchandise during cyber Monday.

Everything Else

Yes, you can save on cars rentals and hotels too. Car rental venues and hotels are offering savings during Cyber Monday. Over 350 participating Marriott hotels are offering 30% off if you book at Omni Hotels are offering 40% off nightly rates if booked at

Bottom Line: Save when and where you can. If you can’t afford it don’t buy it. If you can wait to buy it, buy it when it’s on sale or clearance.

About Dr. Karen Ratliff

Dr. Karen Ratliff

Dr. Ratliff is a certified life coach and professional educator, assisting many people in accomplishing financial, career, and educational goals. She is also the author of “Tightening Your Bootstraps: 104 Tips to Kick Your Debt to the Curb Now.” Keep up with her budgetary advice via Twitter @drkarenratliff and her website at