Best Holiday Shopping Tips: Steer Clear of Electronics & Gadgets

Last Updated Dec 1, 2010 11:29 AM EST

MoneyWatch's writers have been getting ready for the holidays with a full slate of shopping tricks, tips, and shopping advice. We've assembled the best of the tips here; a full list of options for further reading is at the end.

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1. Steer Clear of Electronics & Gadgets

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The Annual International Consumer Electronics Show runs the first week of January. That’s when companies roll out all their new models of computers, cameras, cell phones, printers — you name it, says Farnoosh Torabi. While early adapters salivate over the newest and latest tech gadgets, January is a great time for everyone else to buy the most recent models — which will, no doubt, be discounted heavily to make room for the new.

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