Scoping Out The Sad State Of Affairs At A Borders Liquidation Sale

Scoping Out The Sad State Of Affairs At A Borders Liquidation Sale

The liquidators have swooped into Borders with giant black and yellow signs screaming 20-40% off. But are these sales a good deals for consumers? I visited one to find out. [More]

Is Twitter Worth $10 Billion?

Is Twitter Worth $10 Billion?

A lot of people expressed surprise at the $315 million purchase of Huffington Post by AOL. But that’s nothing compared to the figures Facebook and Google are reportedly considering ponying up to acquire Twitter. [More]

Buy And Sell Unused Groupons (And Other Daily Deals) On Lifesta

Buy And Sell Unused Groupons (And Other Daily Deals) On Lifesta

So your BFF work friend cc’d you on that super cool Groupon and you bought in with everyone else and then a little bit down the road, regret sits in. Maybe you remembered you hate fondue. Maybe the restaurant was closed for rats when you got there. Maybe you realized you would much rather have the money for your upcoming cross-country skeeball championship. Well, you’re stuck, right? Not so. Enter Lifesta, a clearinghouse site where you can buy and sell unused Groupons, coupons, discount packages, or vouchers. [More]

The Woots And Groupons Of Travel Bargain Sites

The Woots And Groupons Of Travel Bargain Sites

A number of travel sites have cropped up offering “Woot-like” and “Grouponesque” deals for getaway bargains that are available only for a limited time before a new deal goes up, and/or gives you a price-break the more people who jump onboard. Here’s a few to peruse: [More]

Amazon Deals App For iPhone Launches

Amazon Deals App For iPhone Launches

Amazon has put its Gold Box Deals into iPhone form with this week’s launch of its new Amazon Deals app. Buying things you don’t need while on the go just got easier! [More]

UNC Chapel Hill Is The Best Deal In Public Colleges

UNC Chapel Hill Is The Best Deal In Public Colleges

Kiplinger’s has released their rankings of the 100 best values for public colleges and universities — and the winner is… the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. [More]

Get Consumer Reports Mobile Shopper App For Only $4.99 Through Dec 31

Get Consumer Reports Mobile Shopper App For Only $4.99 Through Dec 31

(iOS4 only) For a limited time, you can get a one-year subscription to the Consumer Reports Mobile Shopper App for only $4.99, now through December 31. It’s a sweet way to get Consumer Reports ratings and reviews on-the-go—perfect for when you’re trying to figure out what to exchange gifts for when you’re in the store. The price will bump up to $14.99 after Jan 1, so now’s a great time to give it a shot if you’ve been holding out. [More]

Starbucks Offers 2-For-1 Deal On Holiday Drinks

Starbucks Offers 2-For-1 Deal On Holiday Drinks

Starbucks has been in the holiday mood since Election Day, so it’s only fitting that the java giant would celebrate pre-Thanksgiving by offering a buy one, get one free deal on its holiday drinks starting tomorrow. [More]

Advice For Holiday Travelers This Year: Buy Your Tickets Now

Advice For Holiday Travelers This Year: Buy Your Tickets Now

CNN’s Travel Companion suggests you start looking for Thanksgiving and Christmas tickets now, because airlines have cut capacity over last year, and the peak travel times for those two holidays are shorter this year than usual. The article also provide some tips for getting a good price: shop for single seats; aim for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday flights; and if you can, try to fly on an actual holiday. [More]

Fancy Math Says Book 8 Weeks In Advance For Cheapest Flights

Fancy Math Says Book 8 Weeks In Advance For Cheapest Flights

The cheapest time to get your airline tickets is 8 weeks in advance, says an economist who came up with a fancy formula, ∏A = gUG + min(k-g, (1-g)(1-r)), to figure it out. [More]

J. Crew Launching Online Outlet Stores

J. Crew Launching Online Outlet Stores

Soon you won’t have to drive out for 45 minutes to that weird quasi-town to experience the delights of J. Crew outlet shopping. Starting next month, J.Crew will offer its outlet-store clothing online. If you’re a fan of their preppy vestments, that’s good news as its outlet stuff usually goes for 30% below merchandise cost. [More]

Get A Movie Ticket For Only $4

Get A Movie Ticket For Only $4

Groupon is running a deal where you can get a movie ticket voucher for only $4 through Fandango. [More]

Are You An Ultimate Coupon Ninja?

Are You An Ultimate Coupon Ninja?

Are you an extreme couponer? When you find coupons combos and deals where the cashback exceeds the retail price of the product, do you rush out and buy up a whole ton to resell at flea markets and on eBay for profit? Whether it be at the grocery store, CVS, or Best Buy, If you do things like this and are up for being interviewed by us, email me at ben@consumerist.com. [More]

Get $70 In Panties For $9 Shipped

Get $70 In Panties For $9 Shipped

A FatWallet member spotted a great deal on some La Fee Verte panties where you can combine a 50% off sale with a coupon code and get free shipping if you get 3 or more. [More]

Woot-Off Is Go!

Woot-Off Is Go!

Woot is holding a Woot-Off today. Instead of their normal one deal a day format, when one deal is gone, they put up another one. It is very exciting and to help communicate the excitement the deals are accompanied by flashing siren lights. Don’t forget the $5 off coupon code: SERENDIPITY. [More]

Fly JetBlue Unlimited With $499 "All You Can Jet" Pass

Fly JetBlue Unlimited With $499 "All You Can Jet" Pass

JetBlue has brought back its very popular “All You Can Jet” pass which let you take an unlimited number of flights between Sep. 7 and Oct 6. for only $499-$699. Last year the AYCJs sold out very quickly. They are on sale now and you can start booking trips on Aug 23. [More]

Amazon Coupon Codes For August 2010

Amazon Coupon Codes For August 2010

Amazon has released a fresh steaming batch of grocery coupon codes for August. Some of the bigger discounts include: [More]

Rotten Economy Might Mean Big Savings On Airfare This Fall,
If You Can Afford To Travel

Rotten Economy Might Mean Big Savings On Airfare This Fall, If You Can Afford To Travel

Travel guru Christopher Elliott thinks that airfare prices could drop significantly this fall, thanks to a double-dip recession and general economic misery. So far prices for car rentals and cruise packages are going up, but Elliott says he’s hearing from travelers and travel companies about “dramatic, unexpected bargains” and “rates … on par with last year’s record-low prices” when it comes to flights. [More]