negotiate, haggle, bargain

As the downturn drags on, we went looking for products and services that, with a little skill and moxie, you can get for less than advertised. Speak with enough experts on negotiation — people who have worked on everything from the Iran hostage crisis to multimillion-dollar corporate deals — and one thing is very clear: Nearly everything is negotiable. Especially if you have some haggling chops. Click through for some tips on how to get the best deal on tons of goods.

* All dollar amounts in USD.