Up Close: Holiday shopping tips

December 14, 2008 9:14:20 AM PST
Diana Williams has your holiday shopping tips'Tis the season to shop and spend but with just about everyone watching their wallet, it's also important to be smart with your money.

On this week's up close with Diana Williams, we had your holiday shopping guide.

What you need to do even before you step into a store.

Helpful web sites:

Clarky Davis, also known as THE DEBT DIVA, explains why it's important to strategize before shopping.

  • http://www.careonecredit.com/Community/AboutDebtDiva.aspx
    Popular web sites that make shopping easier.
  • www.Bizrate.com
  • www.shopping.com
  • www.shopzilla.com
    Web sites with coupons
  • www.Pricegrabber.com
  • www.smartsource.com
    Lisa Lee Freeman with Shop Smart magazine shares helpful tips about shopping in store and online.
  • www.shopsmartmag.org
  • www.ebates.com
  • www.freeshipping.com
  • www.heyitsfree.net
  • www.retailmenot.com
  • www.shopittome.com