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What to buy and not buy in December

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but there are still deals to be had. Watch the sales, and you can find bargains. However, there are some items you want to avoid buying in December. Here’s what Dealnews.com recommends you look for and avoid in December:

What to buy before Christmas

  • DVDs and blu-rays
  • Gift cards
  • Jewelry
  • Headphones

What to buy after Christmas

  • Toys, but particularly video games
  • Holiday decor

What not to buy in December

  • Exercise equipment
  • Bedding
  • Winter clothing

For details, see “The Six Best Things to Buy in December (Including After Christmas Sales).”

Copyright 2019, Rita R. Robison, Consumer and Personal Finance Journalist


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Melissa Arres

December was a shopping month for me. I managed to find a lot of interesting products.

raheyex winnet

I buy after the holidays. It's a good time to buy at a discount what I want but couldn't afford it before. In December I had a lot of purchases. It was Christmas. Although I found a great option for gifts. These were colorful Printsfield socks for my kids https://printsfield.com/collections/gifts-for-music-lovers. They're lady gaga fans.

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