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Daily deal sites: Beware these five things

Daily deal sites offer substantial discounts on everything from restaurant meals and kids' clothes to car detailing and getaways – if you're careful and read the fine print.

- David BakkeContributor

Members of LivingSocial can look at what's hot on the daily deal site. (LivingSocial/PRNewsFoto/File)

2. Exclusions often apply

When considering any offer, always check the fine print. In some cases, the deal is only good on premium packages or services, which may negate any savings. It also may be limited to select locations. Do your homework to make sure you don't purchase a deal that is of no true value to you.

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