Amazon's Best Black Friday Deals: TVs, Tech, Kitchen Appliances, Gaming, and More

Furbo / Acer / Amazon
Furbo / Acer / Amazon

The holiday shopping rush has officially started, but if you're looking to save money on gifts this year, you don't need to brave the Black Friday crowds. From now through Cyber Monday, Amazon is offering big savings on thousands of products, and we're featuring some of our favorites below, which include kitchen appliances, tech, video games, TVs, and much more. Make sure to check back through Black Friday, because we'll be updating this list with more great deals.

Smart TVs

Sony / Amazon

- 65'' HDR - Roku Smart TV $800 (Save $300)
- 55'' HDR Roku Smart TV $400 (Save $300)
- 55'' Sony Smart LED TV with Alexa Compatibility $998 (Save $202)
-75'' Samsung Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility $998 (Save $100)
- 82'' Samsung Flat Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility $1798 (Save $1402) 
-58'' Samsung Flat Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility $498 (Save $152)

Video Games

- PlayStation VR - Mega Blood + Truth Everybody's Golf Bundle $249 (Save $100)
- Just Dance, the Nintendo Switch Standard Edition $25 (Save $15)
- Spyro Reignited Trilogy Nintendo Switch Standard Edition $35 (Save $5)
- Nintendo Switch Controller $22 (Save $8)
- Super Mario Party $39 (Save $20)
- Yoshi's Crafted World $40 (Save $20)
- Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons $60 (Save $20)
- Crash Team Racing for PlayStation 4 $37 (Save $3)
- God of War for PlayStation 4 $10 (Save $10)
- Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Hits for PlayStation 4 $10 (Save $10)
Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville for Xbox One $20 (Save $20)
- Nintendo Switch Attached Power Bank $33 (Save $6)
- Samsung 27'' Curved LED Monitor $150 (Save $70)
- Samsung 23.5" Curved Monitor $120 (Save $30)
- 15.6''Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop PC $929 ( Save $271)
- Razer BlackWidow Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard $98 (Save $72)
- Sceptre 30’’ Curved Gaming Monitor $231 (Save $69)

Computers and accessories

- Apple MacBook Air $699 (Save $300)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5", 128GB WiFi Tablet $549 (Save $100)
-New Apple iPad $250 (Save $80)
-Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop $260 (Save $90)
-Acer Spin 3 Convertible Laptop $600 (Save $100)
-HP Pavilion 24-Inch All-in-One Computer $824 (Save $205)
-LG 34’’ Curved Ultra Wide $470 (Save $80)

Meccano Meccanoid / Amazon

Toys and Games

- Disney Advent Calendar $20 (Save $10
- Scratch-Off World Map $10 (Save $10)
- Erector Robot Building Kit $129 (Save $30)
- Novie, the Interactive Smart Robot for Kids $19 (Save $3)
-Agricola $32 (Save $48)
-7 Wonders $25 (Save $25)


Amazon Gadgets

- Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot Combo $42 (Save $48)
- Fire TV Cube with Alexa Built in $90 (Save $30)
- Amazon Echo Dot $22 (Save $28)

Speakers and Headphones

- Marshall Action II Wireless Wi-Fi Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Built-in Amazon Alexa $175 (Save $125)
- Marshall Major III Bluetooth Wireless Headphones $70 (Save $10)
- Bose SoundLink Wireless Headphones $179 (Save $100)
- Bose SoundTouch 10 wireless speaker, works with Alexa $99 (Save $100)


- Hamilton Beach 2.6 Quart Digital Air Fryer Oven $56 (Save $24)
- Instant Pot Smart WiFi 8-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker $90 (save $60)
- SodaSteam $128 (Save $32)
- Wireless Meat Thermometer for Grilling $42 ( Save $7)
- Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee and Espresso Maker by Breville $100 (Save $133)
- Hamilton Beach Bread Maker $41
- KitchenAid Artisan Design Series with Glass Bowl $239 (Save $22)
- Shark Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi and Alexa; $337 (Save $212)
- Furbo Dog Treat Tossing Camera $134 (Save $115)

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Looking to Downsize? You Can Buy a 5-Room DIY Cabin on Amazon for Less Than $33,000

Five rooms of one's own.
Five rooms of one's own.

If you’ve already mastered DIY houses for birds and dogs, maybe it’s time you built one for yourself.

As Simplemost reports, there are a number of house kits that you can order on Amazon, and the Allwood Avalon Cabin Kit is one of the quaintest—and, at $32,990, most affordable—options. The 540-square-foot structure has enough space for a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a sitting room—and there’s an additional 218-square-foot loft with the potential to be the coziest reading nook of all time.

You can opt for three larger rooms if you're willing to skip the kitchen and bathroom.Allwood/Amazon

The construction process might not be a great idea for someone who’s never picked up a hammer, but you don’t need an architectural degree to tackle it. Step-by-step instructions and all materials are included, so it’s a little like a high-level IKEA project. According to the Amazon listing, it takes two adults about a week to complete. Since the Nordic wood walls are reinforced with steel rods, the house can withstand winds up to 120 mph, and you can pay an extra $1000 to upgrade from double-glass windows and doors to triple-glass for added fortification.

Sadly, the cool ceiling lamp is not included.Allwood/Amazon

Though everything you need for the shell of the house comes in the kit, you will need to purchase whatever goes inside it: toilet, shower, sink, stove, insulation, and all other furnishings. You can also customize the blueprint to fit your own plans for the space; maybe, for example, you’re going to use the house as a small event venue, and you’d rather have two or three large, airy rooms and no kitchen or bedroom.

Intrigued? Find out more here.

[h/t Simplemost]

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Pass Your CFA Level 1 Exam With This Prep Course

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If you're looking to start a career as a financial analyst and need to prep for the CFA Level 1 exam, you can take advantage of this nine-course bundle that will teach you what you need to know about the major topics on the test, including portfolio management and ethical standards. And right now, the whole bundle is available for just $39.99.

Your first step in the All-In-One CFA Level 1 Exam Certification Prep Bundle is a course on ethics, where you’ll learn the structure of the CFA Institute Professional Conduct Program and GIPS standards that regulate the investment industry. You’ll even get 144 practice questions to ensure you master these important standards before you move on to the next course.

Once you’ve got ethics down, you’ll get a crash course in Quantitative Methods, with topics covering important formulations and calculations, like probability theory and the time value of money. This section makes up 10 percent of the overall exam, and you'll get a bonus 95-question practice test to get you ready for it.

The next courses in Economics, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, and Equity Investments include 12 hours of lessons for the exam. Then, you’ll round out your prep with an additional three courses in portfolio investments. Learn everything about alternative assets in a well-diversified institutional portfolio, investment goals through portfolio management, and fixed income strategies.

Right now, the entire bundle is discounted by 97 percent, totaling just $39.99.

Price subject to change.


The All-In-One CFA Level 1 Exam Certification Prep Bundle - $39.99

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