What you should and shouldn't buy in November

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With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, not to mention holiday shopping sales, it can be tough to know exactly when the best deals are.

But don't worry -- We've got you covered. Click through the slideshow below to see what you should -- and shouldn't buy -- this month.

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What to buy and not to buy in November
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What to buy and not to buy in November

Gift cards

One of the most popular gifts is a Gift Card, wait until December to find deep discounts.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Apple products

When it comes to Apple products make sure to buy them one generation old and not from the Apple Store, this way you’ll lock in a good deal.

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Electronics

When it comes to Black Friday, the only thing worth buying are off-brand electronics, but if you are looking for brand names with great discounts wait until Cyber Monday or even December when retailers are making space for newer models.

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Gaming consoles

Unfortunately, Black Friday deals tend not to include big savings on the latest models of gaming consoles.

(Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Bridal

Bridal shops are getting ready for New Year's and Christmas engagements and with new collections coming in you can find discounts on everything bridal and bridesmaids in November.

(Michael Blann via Getty Images)

Hardware and more

If it comes to tools, hardware, appliances and kitchen supplies November is the best month to shop. 

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Travel tickets

It's too late if you didn’t book your holiday travel tickets -- Don’t expect them to get any cheaper right now, you’ll either have to pay big time or fly out earlier next year when it’s more affordable.

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