Take advantage of after-Christmas shopping deals for upcoming birthdays, holidays

Christmas is almost here, which means post-Christmas sales are right behind.

We look at what you can save on and how to approach the deals.

If you want first dibs on discount wrapping paper, ornaments or decorations, head to the stores on Dec. 26 or 27.

There are traditionally good sales on clothing, TVs and fitness equipment.

According to Kyle Jame, owner of Rather-Be-Shopping.com, don’t spend just for the sake of it. “Have a list in mind of gifts you might need in the next six to eight months. These after-Christmas sales present a really good opportunity to save on some of those items that you might have to buy at full price down the road.”

That means you should think ahead for birthdays in the first half of the year, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, or even wedding gifts.

You can also use price comparison websites. Check out our previous story on those here.

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