6 Essentials and Holiday Gifts to Buy Before the 12/15 Tariffs Kick In

6 Essentials and Holiday Gifts to Buy Before the 12/15 Tariffs Kick In

With all of the tariff talk coming out of Washington, shoppers are understandably nervous about what a trade war with China means for their budgets – and in the short term, how those tariffs will affect their holiday shopping plans. Here's what you need to know, including which items on your list you should absolutely buy before the 10/1 and 12/15 tariffs kick in.

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The 10 Best Deals to Buy in September

The 10 Best Deals to Buy in September

The kids are back in school, the temps have taken a tolerable dip, and everything's starting to come up pumpkin spice. As if September wasn't already one of our faves, it's also one of the best months for scoring bargains on summer's leftovers and with plenty of warm weather days ahead.

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9 of the Best Deals to Buy During Labor Day Sales

9 of the Best Deals to Buy During Labor Day Sales

Next Monday is Labor Day, and we all know what that means: the end of summer is finally upon us. While you might want to use this weekend to bask in the last bit of evening sun, don't forget to take advantage of Labor Day sales -- which have the best bargains we're going to see on anything until Black Friday hits.

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The Case for Apple Refurbs: Why New Isn't Always Better

The Case for Apple Refurbs: Why New Isn't Always Better

There's a reason Apple products boast such an outspoken and devoted following: they're pretty, they're user-friendly, and they've topped the American Consumer Satisfaction Index's annual consumer satisfaction survey for the past 12 years and counting. So why doesn't everyone have one? Blame the price tag, because quality doesn't come cheap.

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Why You Should NOT Just Walk into the Apple Store to Buy Your Mac

Why You Should NOT Just Walk into the Apple Store to Buy Your Mac

There’s nothing special about a Mac purchased from the Apple Store. The ghost of Steve Jobs doesn't sprinkle magic iDust on it, and the Geniuses haven’t loaded it up with bonus software.

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These Are the Best Stores for Deals on Back-to-School Tech

These Are the Best Stores for Deals on Back-to-School Tech

Tech has become as essential to back to school shopping as the backpack but, of course, the prices are a whole lot higher and scarier, especially when you are talking about laptops or tablets. That means finding discounts is key. Here are some of our favorite places and ways to score education deals. 

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Where to Find the Best Laptop Deals

Where to Find the Best Laptop Deals

Considering how much we depend on our laptops for work and play, it’s a miracle they haven’t grown permanently attached to our laps. 73 percent of U.S. adults own a laptop or desktop, and many people like to purchase regular replacements as technology improves. Experts recommend replacing your laptop at least every four years. But a new laptop can set you back anywhere from $180 to $1,800 or more, depending on your needs. 

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The Best Things to Buy in August 2019

The Best Things to Buy in August 2019

August is what some call the Sunday of summer. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you find the best money-saving deals that will certainly help you get through these dog days of summer. Check out our list below to find out how your dollar can be stretched the furthest this month.

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Is Google Fi the Best International Phone Plan?

Is Google Fi the Best International Phone Plan?

As the manager of the travel section here at Brad's Deals, I'm out of the country often. I travel over 200,000 miles a year around the world, mostly earning and burning my frequent flyer miles. One problem that always added costs to my trips was an international phone plan. Enter: Google Fi, which promised cheap data and easy billing for many countries I'd be visiting on my travels. Does it deliver on its promise?

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Here's Everything You Need to Get the Best Prime Day Deals

Here's Everything You Need to Get the Best Prime Day Deals

Now that we officially know that Amazon Prime Day will run for two days on Monday July 15-16 and this year, let's get down to the need-to-knows including when to shop. 

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