For those feeling left out in the pre-Christmas sales rush, there is no need to worry. As the New Year approaches, stores are still hungry for customers looking for a deal.

To cash in on the buying power of the holiday season, most major chains are offering after-Christmas holiday sales which will last up until December 30 or 31.

Why not say goodbye to the year while still staying within the budget? Below is a list of some of the best deals which will make you and your wallet happy. - Year End Deals - save 50-80% on a variety of items

Banana Republic - Winter Sale - save up to 50% on select items

Barnes & Noble - After Holiday Sale - save 50% on books and calendars

Bath & Body Works - The Big Semi-Annual Sale - save up to 75% on select items

Best Buy - Save 10% on select items

Bloomingdale's - After Holiday Savings - save an extra 30% on already reduced items

Circuit City - Save 10% on select TV's, digital camera accessories, and mp3 accessories

CompUSA - special deals on laptops, desktops, televisions, projectors, etc.

Dillard's - 40% off cashmere, 50% off gadgets, 50% off Christmas decor, 50% off Christmas motifs

Gap - The Really Big Sale - save up to 50% on select items

Herberger's - New Year's Sale - 50-60% off outerwear

JCPenney - After Christmas Clearance - save 50-70% on select items

Kohl's - After Christmas Sale & Clearance - 60% off sweaters and winter sleepwear, 50-60% off outerwear

Macy's - After Christmas Sale - save 20-65% throughout the store

Neiman Marcus - After Christmas Sale - save up to 60% on selected items

Nordstrom - Half Yearly Sale for Men - save 33% or more on select items

Old Navy - Holiday Sale - save 50% on select items