There are some things you should just leave out of the basket and off the shopping list for the holidays.
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Here's a look at those items and why:
It doesn't make much sense to buy clothes right now, especially when you consider the steep discounts you'll find right after Christmas.
Some of the most popular models are going to be on sale at the end of the month, so it pays to wait if you want to biggest bargains.
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Headphones and home entertainment systems can reach discounts of 40 percent or more after the holidays, so you should wait a little longer so you can save big.
Sports and fitness equipment
Just in time for New Year's resolution season, expect Dick's Sporting Goods, Groupon and Sears to have big discounts of 25 to 50 percent off on fitness gear.
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You'll save up to 50 percent off on video games, especially on older game systems, when January arrives. So hold out to scoop up some great games at a nice price.
Wait, if you can, until February if you want this hot toy. The price is expected to drop considerably as stores get them back in stock.
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