What's Cheap Now?

'Tis the season to find some really great deals.

These days, you can get a great deal on almost anything, from TVs to toys to travel. The recession has prompted many retailers, hotels and cruise lines to slash prices. Even high-end brands that are rarely marked down are on sale this year.

What's not discounted? The Wii, Nintendo's popular game console. "Just finding a Wii at list price is a deal in itself," says Dan de Grandpre, founder and chief executive of Dealnews, a Web site devoted to bargain-hunting. "Everything else, it seems, is on sale."

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor, Kiplinger.com

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for Kiplinger.com. She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.