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Today’s best deals: Catan, tax software, and more


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You’ll find a selection of the day’s best deals below, but for more, be sure to visit Kinja Deals.


Catan 5th Edition, $31

Catan is one of those games that everyone should have on their shelves, and Amazon’s marked it down to $31 today. That’s within about a buck of the lowest price Amazon’s ever listed, and a great way to spend family time this holiday season. Unfortunately, they won’t trade it to you for two wheats; I asked.

APC SurgeArrest Surge Protector, $20


Featuring an 8-foot power cord, 11 AC outlets, plus coax and phone line protection, this APC surge protector is exactly what you need behind your home theater. Amazon will sell you one for $20 right now, which is about $5-$8 less than usual.

Over 50 percent Off H&R Block Tax Prep Software


I know the year isn’t over, and nobody wants to think about dealing with taxes yet, but today only, Amazon’s taking at least 50 percent off downloads and discs of H&R Block’s tax prep software.

Those crossed out MSRPs you see? Those are the prices H&R Block actually charges, so we’re talking about serious savings here. If you need help deciding which tier to buy, H&R Block has a handy comparison chart here.


The best part? When you file through this software, you can opt to receive all or a portion of your refund in the form of an Amazon gift card, which will net you a 10 percent bonus. So a $1,000 refund could become $1,100 in your Amazon account, which would more than make up for the cost of the software.

Just note that like all Gold Box deals, these prices are only available today, so don’t miss out.


Sennheiser HD 598 C, $100


Sennheiser’s HD 598 headphones have long been a mid-range staple, and today, the new closed back version is down to $100 on Amazon, a match for Black Friday, which at the time was an all-time low by $100.

The 598 Cs employ the same comfortable design as the standard 598s, but the closed back means that you can enjoy them without disturbing those around you. In short, it’s one of the best ways to ignore your coworkers.


LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, $14


LifeStraws are great stocking stuffers for the outdoorsmen in your life, and they’re marked down to just $14 each on Amazon today, matching an all-time low. If you aren’t familiar, these allow you to sip directly from basically any source of fresh water you find in nature, while filtering out 99.9999 percent of waterborne bacteria.

For the rest of Sunday’s best deals, be sure to head over to Kinja Deals.


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