The holiday season is right around the corner, and holiday shopping is already in full swing. Experts are telling shoppers to start spending early because of the global supply chain crisis, causing lower inventory and later delivery dates. Today we’re talking with two experts all about the trends, tools and tips you need to know to navigate this year’s shopping craze successfully.

You’ll hear from Kristin McGrath, the editor of The Real Deal by RetailMeNot. She shares the most popular items people are buying plus ideas for some great gifts on a budget.

But first, smart shopping expert Trae Bodge offers tactical advice for finding what you want, scoring the best discounts, and much more.

Helpful browser extensions: RetailMeNot Deal Finder, Rakuten, CouponCabin, Slickdeals, Smarty, Honey, Google Shopping Tool

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